(Persia Digest) - Inside the Pink Mosque - The National Geographic has written about this picture that Rahman Soleymani is part of a team carefully restoring the tiles in the winter prayer hall of the Nasir Almolk Mosque, also known as the Pink Mosque, in Shiraz, Iran. "I love the vivid colors of the stained glass illuminated by warm sunlight and the delicate floral patterns of the tiling," says Your Shot photographer Athikhom Saengchai. "It is definitely one of the most beautiful places in Iran."

Persia Digest reports that Nasir Almolk is one of the oldest mosques in Shiraz. Its construction lasted 12 years, from 1876 to 1888. Its restoration according to international standards is carried out by the Nasir Almolk Endowment Fund. The stained glass doors and windows were manufactured by Mirza Ayat in 1969.


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The tile works of the Pink Mosque are one of the most precious ones in Iran and it is unique in terms of its honeycomb vaults. It has a surface area of 2890 meters and a floor area of 2216 meters. The mosque gets its name from its pink stained glass.

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