Details of the entrance portal of the Agha Bozorg Mosque in Kashan

Details of the entrance portal of the Agha Bozorg Mosque in Kashan

This wooden door is at the entrance of the mosque, it is protected by another glass door - this mosque was built in the late 18th century

This wooden door is at the entrance of the mosque, it is protected by another glass door - this mosque was built in the late 18th century

Floral details on one of the walls beside the entrance - Agha Bozorg Mosque was built by Ustad Haj Sa'ban-ali

Floral details on one of the walls beside the entrance - Agha Bozorg Mosque was built by Ustad Haj Sa'ban-ali

Ceiling of the portal

Ceiling of the portal

This mosque is one of the finest Islamic complex in Kashan, known for its precise architecture

This mosque is one of the finest Islamic complex in Kashan, known for its precise architecture

Main facade of the mosque - seen from the entry portal

Main facade of the mosque - seen from the entry portal

Looking back at the entrance from the upper courtyard of the mosque

Looking back at the entrance from the upper courtyard of the mosque

It has sunken madrassa (religious school) in one of its courtyards

It has sunken madrassa (religious school) in one of its courtyards

The imposing dome is flanked by two minarets adorned with coloured tiles in geometric designs

The imposing dome is flanked by two minarets adorned with coloured tiles in geometric designs

View of the madrassa in the middle of the courtyard - this madrassa is built around a central pool

View of the madrassa in the middle of the courtyard - this madrassa is built around a central pool

One of the arched corridors beside the main dome of the Agha Bozorg Mosque

One of the arched corridors beside the main dome of the Agha Bozorg Mosque

Ustad Ali Maryam started his career as a pupil on this mosque, later he became one of the best architect in Iran

Ustad Ali Maryam started his career as a pupil on this mosque, later he became one of the best architect in Iran

Two baadgeers (wind towers) can be seen here beside the entry portal of the mosque

Two baadgeers (wind towers) can be seen here beside the entry portal of the mosque

The cobbled veranda & brick walls of the mosque make it look simple yet elegant

The cobbled veranda & brick walls of the mosque make it look simple yet elegant

Koranic calligraphy and mosaics adorn the dome and the mehrab area of the mosque

Koranic calligraphy and mosaics adorn the dome and the mehrab area of the mosque

The sunken courtyard seen from one of the arches beside the mehrab

The sunken courtyard seen from one of the arches beside the mehrab

Interior of the dome of Agha Bozorg Mosque

Interior of the dome of Agha Bozorg Mosque

Mehrab of the mosque doesn't have bright colours but it suits the colour of the bricks used in the construction of this mosque

Mehrab of the mosque doesn't have bright colours but it suits the colour of the bricks used in the construction of this mosque

Lower section of the mehrab - three main colours used in this mosque are blue, red and yellow but here a tint of green and black can also be seen

Lower section of the mehrab - three main colours used in this mosque are blue, red and yellow but here a tint of green and black can also be seen

A dome was located to the right side of the mosque (when facing entry door)

A dome was located to the right side of the mosque (when facing entry door)

Myself standing in the courtyard of the mosque

Myself standing in the courtyard of the mosque