Tarikhaneh Mosque – Damghan

Tarikhaneh Mosque – Damghan

This mosque can be said to be one of the ancient mosques of the Islamic period, known to preserve and uphold its Sassanid characteristics. The structure is related to the 2nd century AH. and the architecture of the said is an intermingling of the Arab-Islamic and Sassanid modes.

It has an inner courtyard which is almost square in shape and considerably large. Surrounding this are porticoes with brick laid barrel-shaped ceilings, founded on thick, rounded pillars. One of these porticoes being wider than the rest, has an altar behind its wall, with a pulpit alongside. This structure in general has been constructed of sun baked bricks and a minor portion by brick and wood.

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