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Masjed-e Jāme’ of Isfahan – Uljeitu, the Sultan’s Mihrab

As I mentioned in my earlier posts of Masjed-e Jāme’ of Isfahan series, the Uljeitu Mihrab is in the most stunning mihrab in Masjed-e Jāme’ Mosque of Isfahan; it has the most elaborate and beautiful mihrab, dating back to 1310 AD.   Mihrab is the most important element of any mosque; its the niche that indicates the direction of Mecca / Kaaba, hence the direction that Muslims should face during prayer. In Iranian mosques, mirhab is normally decorated with great skill and devotion, as shown in the picture below, it’s on stucco but it was well decorated which shows details and decoration of the mihrab.


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