Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, Shiraz

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Must see · Religious Site · Tourist Spot
With its colored glass arches and polychrome faience, Nasir al-Mulk Mosque showcases a mesmerizing blend of rainbow colors and intricate shapes. Pink and deep blue tiling give the structure its nickname, the "Pink Mosque." Built from 1876 to 1888, the mosque also features a large pond in the inner courtyard reflecting colored light passing through the stained glass. With five concave ceilings, elaborately carved pillars, and an impressive winter prayer hall, the mosque stands out as an architectural masterpiece. A small museum onsite details various donations to the mosque. Arrange to visit Nasir al-Mulk Mosque and other attractions in Shiraz using our Shiraz trip planner.
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  • I fell in love with pink mosque... it was beyond imaginations... SepzaTravel team was so hospitable to me... they bought me a scarf with the same patterns of tile works in Pink mosque... we had a...  more »
  • This mosque is a must seen. If you go to different places in Iran you will notice that most of the houses have colorful windows but to get the full impression of how these windows work you just need.....  more »
  • This is an extraordinary beautiful place. You must watch every corner carefully. But then main reason to visit this masterpiece is dancing of sunlight through its handmade colorful windows. One of places to visit before you die. Definitely a must in your bucket list.
  • The stain glass doors of this glorious mosque are particularly fascinating. To get the best light effect, that would be a great idea to plan your visit in January or February. And don’t forget to get astonished by the awesome tile works!

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