The Nasirl Ol Molk Mosque is a beautiful mosque in Shiraz, located in a quarter named Gode-e-Araban place and very close to the famous Shah Cheragh shrine. The Nasir Ol Molk mosque was built during the Qajar era, and is still in use under protection by Nasir al Mplk’s Endowment Foundation. It was built by the order of Mirza Hasan Ali Nasir al Molk, one of the lords of the Qajar Dynasty, in 1876 and was finished in 1888. The designers were Muhammad Hasan-e-Memar and Muhammad Reza Kashi Paz-e-Shirazi.
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Nasir ol molk mosque
Down the road from Madraseye Khan there is beautifully designed Nasir Ol Molk Mosque that is one of the most elegant and Photographed mosque in Iran. the Nasil Ol Molk Mosque was built at the end of the 19th century, its coloured tiling that is reflecting an unusually deep shade of blue is exquisite. there is some particularly fine stalactite moulding in the smallish outher portal and in the northen iwan as well, but it is the stunning stained glass, exquisitely carved pillars and poly chrome faience of the winter prayer hall that are most eye-catching.
Tips for photographers visiting Nasir ol molk mosque
Photographers should come as early as possible in the morning for shots of the halllit up through the glass.
There is also a museum on the opposite prayer hall opens into the Gav Chah (The Cow well), in which cows walked downhill to raise the water from the well.