Agha Bozorg Mosque Kashan

 

agha bozorg mosque kashan

Agha Bozorg Mosque Kashan

 

This elegant monument is located in center of Kashan city . Agha bozorg mosque has been built in late 1800s by a very expert architect named Haj Shaban . it took 8 year to complete the whole monument . Agha Bozorg means The Great Sir which is a nickname for Molla Mehdi Naraghi who was a famous Islamic scholar & religious source in Kashan . People were coming there for consulting , learning Islamic lessons , praying etc. . Nowadays Agha Bozorg is a theological school & a touristy attraction. If you go there you can see the theology pupils with their special clothing. The property has two portal ( Iwan ) & a nice brick made dome . there are so many stucco works , Muqarnas, wood carvings on the walls , doors , porches etc.  Entrance wooden gate of the Agha Bozorg Mosque has 6666 Iron pins equivalent to the Quran the holy book verses.

agha bozorg mosque kashan

Kashan the oasis city located between Isfahan & Tehran . Kashan is a touristy city with population of 300000 & most famous for its traditional houses , Mosques & gardens . Kashan & surroundings are also very famous for Rose water production . Kashan is about 230 Km from Tehran .

 



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