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12-JUN-2014 Jola Dziubinska

Amir Chakhmaq Mosque

Yazd/ یزد‎ , Iran

Amir Chakhmaq Complex - it is a mosque located on a square of the same name. It also contains a caravanserai, a tekyeh, a bathhouse, a cold water well, and a confectionery. There is a shopping complex on the groundfloor.
The mosque is located on a square of the same name, named after Amir Jalaleddin Chakhmaq, a governor of Yazd during the Timurid dynasty (15th-16th century CE).
It is the largest structure in Iran. In the centre are two very tall minarets.

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William Barletta03-May-2015 05:35
Superb composition ~V~
Ali Majdfar29-Jun-2014 23:25
Superb composition! ~V
Milan Vogrin27-Jun-2014 06:48
Stephanie26-Jun-2014 23:38
Gorgeous lighting and compo Jola! The people seem to be enjoying themselves! V
Helen Betts26-Jun-2014 23:08
What a marvelous composition, and that light is superb. The moon between the minarets is especially striking. V.
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