Unique Islamic architecture – In photos


Mosques throughout the Muslim world have some of the most intricate and exquisite architecture ever created by mankind. These images show just how heavily mathematics and geometry featured into Islamic architecture in the Arab world and elsewhere. The repeating perfect spirals and geometric forms are reminiscent of the intricate mandalas found in Buddhist art as well.

1 Fatima Masumeh Shrine, Qom, Iran

1


2 Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque, Shiraz, Iran

2


3 Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque, Shiraz, Iran

3


4 Sheikh Lutf Allah Mosque,Isfahan, Iran

4


5 Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque, Shiraz, Iran

5


6 Vakil Mosque, Shiraz

6


7 Shah Mosque , Isfahan, Iran

7


8 Jalil Khayat Mosque, Arbil, Iraq

8


9 Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

9


10 Wazir Khan Mosque, Lahore, Pakistan

10


11 Grand Mosque of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran

11


12 Fatima Masumeh Shrine, Qom, Iran

12


13 Taj Mahal Mosque Ceiling

13


14 Al Soltan Qalawoon Mosque, Cairo, Egypt

14


15 Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque, Shiraz, Iran

15


16 Shiraz, Iran

16


17 Sheikh Lutf Allah Mosque,Isfahan, Iran

17


18 Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque, Shiraz, Iran

18


19 Bahaud-Din Naqshband Mausoleum, Bukhara, Uzbekistan

19


20 Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque, Shiraz, Iran

20


21 Alahambra, Granada, Spain

21_alambra


22 Real Alcázar, Sevilla, Spain

22Source: culturainquieta.com

Be the first to comment at "Unique Islamic architecture – In photos"

Write your comment

Your email will not be published


*