Religious Places

Other Old Mosques, Hormozgan

Tuesday, 01 January 2008 17:27 administrator
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Other mosques of the province are, the Menbar Kohneh Mosque, Bandar Abbas Jame' Mosque, Naseri and Sahrabaqi Mosques.

Qeshm Jame' Mosque, Qeshm

Tuesday, 01 January 2008 17:27 administrator
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The said mosque was constructed in the year 1202 AH., and is a memorial of 'Sooqiyeh' the spouse of the ruler of the times in Qeshm. The mosque has a rectangular shaped nocturnal area, with 16 columns in two rows.

Malek-ebne Abbas (Ali) Mosques and Tower, Bandar Lengeh

Tuesday, 01 January 2008 17:26 administrator
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This ancient mosque is located near the sea and in the western sector of the city of Bandar Lengeh. The same was constructed by Haj Mohammad-ebne-Abbas in the year 1280 AH. The minaret of the mosque reaches a height of 22 m. and is 3.5 m. in girth. The architectural effect at the top of the minaret is a combination of Indian and Iranian design. Internally the mode of architecture strongly resembles that of the Indian temples.

Dejkan Mosque, Bandar Khamir

Tuesday, 01 January 2008 17:25 administrator
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This mosque is located near Bandar Khamir, in the village of Dejkan. Its pillars and nocturnal area are of sculptured and carved stone. Whereas the ceilings, entrances and the adornments of the porches are all worked with sculptured limestone. The porches are worked in a jagged pattern and the effect of Indian architecture can be noted here.

Barkh Mosque, Qeshm

Tuesday, 01 January 2008 17:24 administrator
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The original construction of this mosque can be related to the early Islamic period, coinciding with the times of the conquests of the ports and islands of Iran by Amr-ebne-Aas. This relic was built under his command in the Koosheh Village of Qeshm. The mosque was repaired once in the year 244 AH. In the year 737 AH.

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