1. Nasir al-Molk Mosque is an epitome of historical architecture, beautiful arches, towering spires, sculptures and vibrant colors.
2. It is a striking and strong exception to the idea that historical structures might have been colorless, without life. Not only are its stained-glass windows richly colored, but its walls feature a beautiful and vibrantly colorful array of painted geometric tiles.
4. The construction of this regal architecture begun in the year 1876 and was painstakingly completed in 1888 in Shiraz, Iran by the order of Mirza Hasan Ali Nasir al Molk, a lord of the Qajar dynasty.
5. The stained glass windows capture the morning light and create a glorious play of light on the floor of the mosque, earning it the name of the “Pink Mosque” and inviting these photographers to capture its beauty.
6. These religious inscriptions on the wall are yet another example of stunning literary work and calligraphy that will touch your soul
7. The walls stretch over with endless carvings, colors and hue that spread over bringing out beauty through the artists' brush
8. Although some of the tiles that decorate it are rose-colored, it seems like the mosque includes almost every color under the sun.
9. The mosque features many elements of traditional Islamic architecture like iwan arches and a central fountain for ablutions, but stained-glass windows are relatively rare.
10. Only a few other mosques, like the Masjid al-Aqsa and the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, feature stained-glass windows.
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It feels like heaven on earth...blissful indeed!