This Mosque Might Look Ordinary From Outside, But It Will Make Your Jaw Drop Once You Enter It
Oct05

This Mosque Might Look Ordinary From Outside, But It Will Make Your Jaw Drop Once You Enter It

Shah Cheragh is a funerary monument and mosque in Shiraz, Iran. It translates to “King of the Light” and it’s easy to understand why. The jaw-dropping interior of this structure has millions of tiny mirror shards which bounce the light in every direction. The site has a rather mysterious past. According to one story, around 900 A.D. a traveller spotted something shining from a distance. He approached the area to investigate and found...

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50+ Mesmerizing Mosque Ceilings That Highlight The Wonders Of Islamic Architecture
Jun19

50+ Mesmerizing Mosque Ceilings That Highlight The Wonders Of Islamic Architecture

Mosques throughout the Muslim world have some of the most intricate and exquisite architecture ever created by mankind. There’s too much amazing architecture in them to cover in just one post, so we decided to focus simply on the mosque’s ceilings – something the faithful might see when they look up to the heavens. These images show just how heavily mathematics and geometry featured into Islamic architecture in the Arab...

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Nasir-ul Molk Mosque with all of the the Rainbow Colors
Jul17

Nasir-ul Molk Mosque with all of the the Rainbow Colors

This stunning Masjid (Mosque) is located in Shiraz Iran. When someone brings up historical architecture, we picture beautiful arches, towering spires, sculptures and stone walls, but most of us probably don’t think of bright and vibrant colors. Nasir al-Molk Mosque, as illustrated by these photographs, is a striking and strong exception to the idea that historical structures might have been somewhat lacking in colors. Not only are its...

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