Colorful Iranian Temples and Monuments from Isfahan, Shiraz and Yazd @ganji1990

The Iranian Colorful Temples and Monuments collection from a young Iranian photographer and student, Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji. Learn more about him and about his work in his website http://gravity.ir/ or Facebook Page .

The pictures of this photo series are mostly taken in Isfahan, Shiraz and Yazd.
They are showing historical and grand mosques as well as historical Bathhouses, traditional houses and other popular monuments.

Emamzadeh-hasan--Alasht--Iran

Emamzadeh-hasan–Alasht–Iran

View in gallery here: Click the thumbnail image to enlarge and view

Aliqoliagha bath Historical bath, located in Isfahan

Aliqoliagha bath

 Aliqoliagha bath is the Historical bath, located in Isfahan

Carpet Repair Workshop

Carpet Repair Workshop

Traditional Carpet Repair Workshop , Located near Entrance of Vakil Mosque and Vakil bazar .
these Carpets are mostly Handmade .

Ceiling of Aliqapu palace this shows the plaster ceiling of the music room of Aliqapu palace, Aliqapu is located on the western side of the Naqsh-e Jahan Square opposite to Sheikh lotf allah mosque, and had been originally designed as a vast portal.

Ceiling of Aliqapu palace

This shows the plaster ceiling of the music room of Aliqapu palace,
Aliqapu is located on the western side of the Naqsh-e Jahan Square opposite to Sheikh lotf allah mosque, and had been originally designed as a vast portal.

Ceiling of Alighapu

Ceiling of Aliqapu palace this shows the plaster ceiling of the music room of Aliqapu palace, Aliqapu is located on the western side of the Naqsh-e Jahan Square opposite to Sheikh lotf allah mosque, and had been originally designed as a vast portal.

Chehel Sotoun Chehel Sotoun palace ( literally: “palace of Forty Columns”) is located in Isfahan. built by Shah Abbas II to be used for his entertainment and receptions. This Image is showing the Ceiling of it`s main hall.

Chehel Sotoun

This Image is showing the Ceiling of it`s main hall.

Interior of Dolat abad ( Ceiling View)

Interior of Dolat abad ( Ceiling View)

Dolat abad was built about 1750. The interior of the pavilion is very beautiful, with intricate latticework and exquisite stained glass windows.
It’s also renowned for having Iran’s loftiest badgir ( windcatcher)

Ceiling of Nasir al-mulk mosque

Ceiling of Nasir al-mulk Mosque

The Pink Mosque, or Nasir al-mulk Mosque, is an historical site located in Shiraz, Iran. What makes it unique is the intricate mosaic work, the beautiful colored lights coming in through the stained glass windows and its dominant red color.

Only in the late Autumn and early Winter, when the sun is lower in the sky, does one have access to the intense, broad spectrum light inside the mosque. Also, this mosque is open to the public during scheduled times, and group of visitors frequently come and crowd the space.

Ceiling of Vakil mosque - Shiraz

Ceiling of Vakil mosque – Shiraz

Ceiling of Vakil mosque – Shiraz

Columns, Carpets , Colors and the Light

Columns, Carpets , Colors and the Light

Colors and the Light.
Taken in Nasir al-mulk mosque , Shiraz

Dolat abad historical Complex

Dolat abad historical Complex

It’s also renowned for having Iran’s loftiest badgir ( windcatcher)

Dome of seyyed mosque

Dome of seyyed mosque

Isfahan. It was founded in the middle of the 19th century.

Sehikh lotfollah mosque

Sehikh lotfollah mosque

Sheikh Lutfollah Mosque is standing on the eastern side of Naghsh-i Jahan Square, Isfahan. Construction of the mosque started in 1603 and was finished in 1619.

Dome of Sheikh lotfollah mosque

Dome of Sheikh lotfollah mosque

Sheikh Lutfollah Mosque is standing on the eastern side of Naghsh-i Jahan Square, Isfahan. Construction of the mosque started in 1603 and was finished in 1619.

Eram Garden

Eram Garden

Eram Garden is a historic Persian garden in Shiraz. The word “Eram” is the Persianized version of the Arabic word “Iram” which means heaven.
there you can see variety of flowers , trees and plants.  its is very beautiful.

interior of Dolar abad ( panorama)

interior of Dolar abad ( panorama)

Dolat abad was built about 1750. The interior of the pavilion is very beautiful, with intricate latticework and exquisite stained glass windows.
It’s also renowned for having Iran’s loftiest badgir ( windcatcher)

Jameh mosque of Yazd

Jameh mosque of Yazd

Also known at yazd grand mosque,
It is one the most papular historical sites in Yazd, which is stil in use.

Kordasht bath, jolfa

Kordasht bath, jolfa

Little planet view of Nasir al-mulk mosque

Little planet view of Nasir al-mulk mosque

The Pink Mosque, or Nasir al-mulk Mosque, is an historical site located in Shiraz, Iran. What makes it unique is the intricate mosaic work, the beautiful colored lights coming in through the stained glass windows and its dominant red color.

Only in the late Autumn and early Winter, when the sun is lower in the sky, does one have access to the intense, broad spectrum light inside the mosque. Also, this mosque is open to the public during scheduled times, and group of visitors frequently come and crowd the space.

nasir al-mulk mosque , fisheye view- shiraz

nasir al-mulk mosque , fisheye view- shiraz

Nasir al-Mulk mosque pnorama

Nasir al-Mulk mosque pnorama

palace of Hasht Behesht

palace of Hasht Behesht

Palace of Hasht Behesht, meaning “Eight Paradises” is a Safavid era palace in Isfahan.
It was built in 1669.

Shah (Emam) mosque

Shah (Emam) mosque

Shah(Emam ) mosque - panorama

Shah(Emam ) mosque – panorama

Shah(Emam ) mosque

Shah(Emam ) mosque

The “Shah Mosque” also known as “Emam Mosque” , is a mosque in Isfahan, Iran, standing in south side of Naghsh-e Jahan Square. Built during the Safavid period.

Sheikh lotfollah mosque panorama

Sheikh lotfollah mosque panorama

Sheikh Lutfollah Mosque is standing on the eastern side of Naghsh-i Jahan Square, Isfahan. Construction of the mosque started in 1603 and was finished in 1619.

Holy Mary (Mart Maryam) Church

Holy Mary (Mart Maryam) Church

One of the oldest holy place and historical sites , returnes to 1st century , located in Urmia, western Iran

Vakil bath, shiraz - little planet view

Vakil bath, shiraz – little planet view

Vakil mosque- Shiraz ( little planet view)2

Vakil mosque- Shiraz ( little planet view)

Vakil mosque panorama

Vakil mosque panorama

Vakil mosque was built between 18th century , during the Zand period. it is located in Shiraz, Iran.
this Mosque covers an area of 8,660 square meters.

Vakil bath

Vakil bath

Vakil Bath is a papular Historical site in Shiraz, Iran .
Symmetry, old Artworks and interior lighting here, are Special.
This Panorama is taken using 4 Fisheye Shots and as I wanted to reach maximum Symmetry i had to go in “pool full of water” that is located in Center of the this bath .  take my photos in water .

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One thought on “Colorful Iranian Temples and Monuments from Isfahan, Shiraz and Yazd @ganji1990

  1. I can not send your wonderful pictures to friends because you do not have e mail
    my artist friends do not use what you have there

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