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Early morning in Nasir al Mulk Mosque (The Pink Mosque) - Shiraz, Iran

Naisr al Mulk mosque in the city of Shiraz also called the Pink Mosque is a traditional mosque with one of the most beautiful tile works and architecture typical from the Ghajar era with extensive colored glass work in its decoration - the stained-glass windows, intricately painted tiles and arches and innumerable Persian carpets create a mesmerizing, kaleidoscopic aesthetic. The mosque was built 1888. From dawn, the mosque is filled with color and light, dappling the Persian rugs, the ceiling and wall tiles with patterns and colors.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Shiraz, Iran, Iran
Camera: ILCE-7M3
Copyright: © Dimitra Stasinopoulou