Agha Bozorg Mosque KashanReviewed by mohsen panahi on Nov 8Rating: 4.5
agha bozorg mosque kashan
Agha Bozorg Mosque Kashan
This elegant monument is located in center of Kashan city . Agha bozorg mosque has been built in late 1800s by a very expert architect named Haj Shaban . it took 8 year to complete the whole monument . Agha Bozorg means The Great Sir which is a nickname for Molla Mehdi Naraghi who was a famous Islamic scholar & religious source in Kashan . People were coming there for consulting , learning Islamic lessons , praying etc. . Nowadays Agha Bozorg is a theological school & a touristy attraction. If you go there you can see the theology pupils with their special clothing. The property has two portal ( Iwan ) & a nice brick made dome . there are so many stucco works , Muqarnas, wood carvings on the walls , doors , porches etc. Entrance wooden gate of the Agha Bozorg Mosque has 6666 Iron pins equivalent to the Quran the holy book verses.
Kashan the oasis city located between Isfahan & Tehran . Kashan is a touristy city with population of 300000 & most famous for its traditional houses , Mosques & gardens . Kashan & surroundings are also very famous for Rose water production . Kashan is about 230 Km from Tehran .