This architectural masterpiece will make your jaw drop once you are inside

Shah Cheragh is translated from Persian as "the King of the Light". These breathtaking pictures prove that such name suits this mosque perfectly.

Shah Cheragh is a funerary monument located in Iran. The mosque is world-famous for its stunning interior: the walls of the monument are decorated with millions of small shiny fragments. Historians state that the tomb was built in the 14th century, however the past of the site has always been surrounded by legends. Today pilgrims and tourists travel far to spend a minute in such a magical place of worship.

Watch this amateur video that precisely conveys the atmosphere inside of the mosque:

Would you like to visit this mosque? Does it remind you of Oz too?

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What are your thoughts on this subject?
Gassan Couri
Brilliant 🤗
Apr 5, 2022 8:26PM
Maggie Schmidt
Stunning place. Must have taken a long time to decorate and build.
Mar 14, 2022 3:10AM
vasily tchaikovsky
Thanks,nice art
Oct 8, 2021 9:46PM
Jacqueline Tattam
Janice DeLong, No, as it was built in the 14th century, America can’t claim credit for it.
Aug 7, 2019 11:38PM
Irma Rivera
Simply a work of art!!! I love Emeralds!!!
Jun 9, 2019 5:19PM
Ian Swindale
I'm an agnostic verging on being an atheist so religion is quite simply not my thing. Having said that the comment that this would make a good place for a sci-fi movie is surely misplaced. I would have thought the Shia Muslims in Iran would rightly be up in arms at such a suggestion. Yes many Christian places of worship are used in movies (Lincoln Cathedral in one of Dan Brown's films) but Muslims seem to see things in a different light and I can't see the Iranians agreeing to that - especially in the light of Trump's views
May 21, 2019 3:42AM
Vicky Rosenberg
wow! Very sparkly!
Apr 16, 2019 5:50AM
Linalinda Eichin
So magical
Apr 10, 2019 7:51PM
Alina Ctin
Magic 🙂❤️🌹
Mar 7, 2019 1:30AM
Lynne Cage
Wow 😮 A stunning building
Feb 19, 2019 12:15AM
Juergen Kling
James Webb, You can find similar “tripe” in the Christian Bible that’s all that you look for.
Feb 18, 2019 6:49PM
Robert Hohmann
Is author correct stating the tomb is also considered to be a mosque?
Jan 14, 2019 10:38PM
James Webb
Very beautiful considering the tripe thats preached within it.
Jan 7, 2019 7:39PM

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