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“Excellent”
Review of Shah Mosque

Shah Mosque
Chennai
Level 5 Contributor
53 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“Excellent”
Reviewed December 11, 2012

The mosque is huge and the stern faces of Khomenei and the current Ayatollah greet you from outside. Build in the trademark blue of Iranian mosques, it is currently undergoing renovation so this spoils the beauty somewhat. The patternwork in the columns and roof are impressive. taken together, the Ali Qapu, this mosque and lotfallah mosque provide a most beautiful picture postcard you can imagine. In the night the iwan glitters in the lights.

Visited November 2012
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Goosebumps!”
Reviewed June 28, 2012

It has all that fancy Architecture and those huge huge domes and increadibly complex tile work.........but if you don't care about that you still should go under the main dome and make one little noise..= I bet it will make you smile!

Visited July 2011
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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“One of the most amazing things I've ever seen.”
Reviewed May 10, 2012

There are a lot of beautiful mosques in Iran (unsurprisingly), but this one is head and shoulders above the rest. The tile work is absolutely stunning, as are the courtyards. But perhaps the most impressive thing is the incredible acoustics which allow an Adhan to reverberate perfectly right throughout the mosque complex.

I'm most definitely not religious at all, but this place absolutely stunned me. I can't wait to visit again.

Visited June 2011
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Jakarta, Indonesia
Level 5 Contributor
56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
“Love the accoustic..”
Reviewed April 21, 2012

It was build so the people who do the Friday sermon can be heard by the jama'ah without a mega phone..it's an impressive mosque..

Visited April 2012
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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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72 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 83 helpful votes
“Amazing temple!”
Reviewed March 31, 2012

Just beautiful temple... Indeed a mosque, but not standard architecture as other mosques in Iran, wider, more beautiful, brighter, with the amazing blue tiles, and flat courtyards. A place that ought to be seen, it gives peace of mind and calmness....

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