Historic Architectural Works

Free of Span: Shahrestan Bridge, The oldest bridge upon Zayandeh river dated back to pre-Islamic period of Sassanian and strengthened several times during Buyid and Seljuk period until 11th cent AD. Esfahan, April 2017

Free of Span: Shahrestan Bridge, The oldest bridge upon Zayandeh river dated back to pre-Islamic period of Sassanian and strengthened several times during Buyid and Seljuk period until 11th cent AD. Esfahan, April 2017

The Impenetrable: An ancient fort of Sassanid period ca 7-8th cent AD (taken from the ancient village of Abyaneh). The inhabitant of Abyaneh still managed to  fully preserve their culture and religion until as late as Safavid or Afsharid rulers which were intensively sending Islamic Missionary in the region. Abyaneh, Natanz, April 2017

The Impenetrable: An ancient fort of Sassanid period ca 7-8th cent AD (taken from the ancient village of Abyaneh). The inhabitant of Abyaneh still managed to fully preserve their culture and religion until as late as Safavid or Afsharid rulers which were intensively sending Islamic Missionary in the region. Abyaneh, Natanz, April 2017

Cool Down: in between Jalali wall and the ancient ice house (Yakhcal) of Kashan. The wall was originally built by Sultana Zubayda Khatun (ca 8th cent AD) who was the spouse of The great Abbasid Caliph, Harun Al Rashid. However the wall was extended and strengthened by the Seljuqi Sultan, Malik shah I in 11th cent AD.   The ancient ice house was used to be a storage of the ice bulks during winter time, in order to be consumed during the rest of the season. Shiraz, April 2017

Cool Down: in between Jalali wall and the ancient ice house (Yakhcal) of Kashan. The wall was originally built by Sultana Zubayda Khatun (ca 8th cent AD) who was the spouse of The great Abbasid Caliph, Harun Al Rashid. However the wall was extended and strengthened by the Seljuqi Sultan, Malik shah I in 11th cent AD. The ancient ice house was used to be a storage of the ice bulks during winter time, in order to be consumed during the rest of the season. Shiraz, April 2017

The complex structure: An Amazing Muqarnas construction on the ceiling of Eyvan entrance of the Jameh Abbasi  Mosque. The Mosque was also built during the reign of the great Safavid Sultan, Shah Abbasi I in 17th cent AD. Esfahan, April 2017

The complex structure: An Amazing Muqarnas construction on the ceiling of Eyvan entrance of the Jameh Abbasi Mosque. The Mosque was also built during the reign of the great Safavid Sultan, Shah Abbasi I in 17th cent AD. Esfahan, April 2017

The Shake Resistant: Monar Jonban or The shaking minaret which is a funerary site of Amu Abdullah Sogla who was a Persian Gnostic. The site was originally constructed during Ilkhanid period ca 14 cent AD.  In case one of the minarets is internally shaken, the other one will also be shaken simultaneously as well as the main structural part of the building. Esfahan, April 2017

The Shake Resistant: Monar Jonban or The shaking minaret which is a funerary site of Amu Abdullah Sogla who was a Persian Gnostic. The site was originally constructed during Ilkhanid period ca 14 cent AD. In case one of the minarets is internally shaken, the other one will also be shaken simultaneously as well as the main structural part of the building. Esfahan, April 2017

The Twin Tower: The towers of the ruin of Nadzamiyyah Mosque which was built during Ilkhanid or Muzaffarid period ca. 13-14 cent AD. Abarkooh-Yazd, April 2017

The Twin Tower: The towers of the ruin of Nadzamiyyah Mosque which was built during Ilkhanid or Muzaffarid period ca. 13-14 cent AD. Abarkooh-Yazd, April 2017

The Local Authority: Gonbad e Ali of an octogonal funerary mausoleum which was built in 1056 AD for a local emir of Kakuyid dynasty. Taken from Aghazadeh-Qajar historical house in Abarkooh-Yazd, April 2017

The Local Authority: Gonbad e Ali of an octogonal funerary mausoleum which was built in 1056 AD for a local emir of Kakuyid dynasty. Taken from Aghazadeh-Qajar historical house in Abarkooh-Yazd, April 2017

Remaining of the Empire: The only surviving facade of a Buyid Mosque (10-11 cent AD). The mosque itself called Jurjir mosque which is situated on the back side of Hakim Mosque.  Esfahan, April 2017

Remaining of the Empire: The only surviving facade of a Buyid Mosque (10-11 cent AD). The mosque itself called Jurjir mosque which is situated on the back side of Hakim Mosque. Esfahan, April 2017

The Grand Mosque: Inside the south dome of Esfahan Jameh mosque.  Initially built in 771 AD, the south dome was erected in 1086-87 during Seljuq period and was commissioned by Nizam Al Mulk, a powerful Seljuq vizier. The roof of the southern dome is decorated with Muqarnas cells and several Kufic Stucco were added during Ilkhanid period in 13th cent AD.  Esfahan, April 2017

The Grand Mosque: Inside the south dome of Esfahan Jameh mosque. Initially built in 771 AD, the south dome was erected in 1086-87 during Seljuq period and was commissioned by Nizam Al Mulk, a powerful Seljuq vizier. The roof of the southern dome is decorated with Muqarnas cells and several Kufic Stucco were added during Ilkhanid period in 13th cent AD. Esfahan, April 2017

The Luxury Bath: A chamber inside the main hall of Arg of Karim Khan (Citadel). This chamber was functioned as a bath spa, in which the room is decorated in red tile arc border within cream wall with depiction of animal and plant as symbol of fertility.  The castle was an official residence of Karim Khan, the ruler of Zand Dynasty and completed in 1767 AD. Shiraz, April 2017

The Luxury Bath: A chamber inside the main hall of Arg of Karim Khan (Citadel). This chamber was functioned as a bath spa, in which the room is decorated in red tile arc border within cream wall with depiction of animal and plant as symbol of fertility. The castle was an official residence of Karim Khan, the ruler of Zand Dynasty and completed in 1767 AD. Shiraz, April 2017

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