One of the most splendid attractions of Iran or Yazd city is its Jame Mosque of Yazd or Friday Mosque with its unique architecture is a differentiating feature of Iranian mosques in possessing tall entry portals, called pishtaq. This mosque is a particularly fine example of two lofty minarets which are observable from outside of the town. This mosque is witness to Iran’s past wonderful architects with astonishingly perfect knowledge and expertise you could not imagine if you had not seen these masterpieces of Persian and Islamic architecture in the city of mud bricks. The art of calligraphy and engrossing works along with the beautiful patterns and designs on the corners of its ceiling inside the mosque depicting the holy name of Ali which is really marvelous and exquisite. This mosque with its high altitude and blue tiles worked as beacons for the people inside the desert to find their ways. The best time for taking photos is in the evening when the sun is setting and you can observe the unique scenic view of the mosque’s azure blue tile works blended with the sun’s ray of range and red colors evanescent into distant horizons. So try to embed this city and its wonderful mosque in your itinerary when visiting Iran as this architectural beauty is really worth being visited.
Visiting time from 8:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M.
Entrance fee: About 6 US$
Address: Yazd City, Jame Mosque Street
This beautiful mosque is located in the old district of the ancient city of Yazd and is one of the most important attractions of this city. It is a short walk to visit the old parts of city with its narrow and mud brick streets and alleys which are among the city’s unique attractions. You can easily find the best handicrafts and local souvenirs of this city in its traditional bazaar. After a walk you will reach Amir Chakhmakh Mosque and also visit this unique monument. Also visit the most celebrated traditional confectionery of the city of Yazd named Haj Khalifah which is located nearby and the variety of its products will surely make you glad. Yazdi Bread (nan-e yazdi), Pashmak, Sohan, Ghottab, Baghlava and its marvelous Berenji cookies.
The hotels close to this monument include the following: Silk Road, Ali Baba, Fahadan , Kourosh and Kohan Kashane Hotels.
Also see the amazing fabrics and Termeh of Yazd and you can buy these pieces of fabric and clothes which are used in making traditional bags and shoes.
Jame Mosque to Amir Chakhmagh.5 min.walk.
Jame Mosque to Zoroastrian Fire Temple.15 min. by car.
Jame Mosque to Dowlat Abad Garden.10 min.by car.
Lab-e-Khandaq Historical Hotel Yazd 3*
Mehr Traditional Hotel Yazd 3*
Traditional Kohan Kashane Hotel Yazd 2*
Traditional Kourosh Hotel 2*
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