The Hakim Mosque is located in Isfahan at a street with the same name, it was originally built as a part of a larger complex

The Hakim Mosque is located in Isfahan at a street with the same name, it was originally built as a part of a larger complex

Exterior of the Hakim Mosque - this mosque was built between 1656-1662, during the reign of Shah Abbas II

Exterior of the Hakim Mosque - this mosque was built between 1656-1662, during the reign of Shah Abbas II

Main entrace of the mosque - this mosque is built on an old site where once a tenth century mosque stood

Main entrace of the mosque - this mosque is built on an old site where once a tenth century mosque stood

A samll corridor forms a turning entrance to the inner courtyard - this mosque was named after Hakim Muhammad Davoud, also known as Hakim (doctor)

A samll corridor forms a turning entrance to the inner courtyard - this mosque was named after Hakim Muhammad Davoud, also known as Hakim (doctor)

Hakim Mosque has a very simple design, a square courtyard in the middle and mosque is built around it

Hakim Mosque has a very simple design, a square courtyard in the middle and mosque is built around it

When I visited this site, it was going under some renovation work

When I visited this site, it was going under some renovation work

Interior of the cupola - this dome has usual elements of Persian geometrical precisions

Interior of the cupola - this dome has usual elements of Persian geometrical precisions

Mehrab of the mosque is adorned with beautiful blue tiles

Mehrab of the mosque is adorned with beautiful blue tiles

Decorative details of one of the pillars beside the mehrab

Decorative details of one of the pillars beside the mehrab

It is said that Hakim fell out of favour with the Persian rulers and he fled to India

It is said that Hakim fell out of favour with the Persian rulers and he fled to India

In India, he held an important position in the court of Aurangzeb (then a Mughal ruler of India)

In India, he held an important position in the court of Aurangzeb (then a Mughal ruler of India)

Hakim made a fortune in India and part of his fortunes were sent to Isfahan to build this mosque

Hakim made a fortune in India and part of his fortunes were sent to Isfahan to build this mosque

Arches of the Hakim Mosque - Hakim was also known as Toghreb Khan

Arches of the Hakim Mosque - Hakim was also known as Toghreb Khan

Fine details on one of the internal walls

Fine details on one of the internal walls

This mosque may not be sparkly but it still has beauty of it's own

This mosque may not be sparkly but it still has beauty of it's own

This is the mehrab portal of the mosque

This is the mehrab portal of the mosque

Details of the mehrab portal

Details of the mehrab portal

The original mosque was built predominantly of plaster and little has survived

The original mosque was built predominantly of plaster and little has survived

A pool is in the middle of the courtyard and main structure goes around in a square

A pool is in the middle of the courtyard and main structure goes around in a square

Kufic inscriptions dominate the calligraphic designs of the mosque

Kufic inscriptions dominate the calligraphic designs of the mosque

On one side of the mosque, there are two tiled sections which has names of the prophet and Imams written on them

On one side of the mosque, there are two tiled sections which has names of the prophet and Imams written on them

Both are located opposite to each other and they are identical in design

Both are located opposite to each other and they are identical in design

A beautiful courtyard of the Hakim Mosque

A beautiful courtyard of the Hakim Mosque