Atigh Jameh Mosque of Shiraz

Hazrati street, Sibawayh Boulevard, Shiraz, Fars, Iran
About: Atigh Jameh Mosque of Shiraz

Atigh Jameh mosuqe of Shiraz (ancient central mosque) of Shiraz is the oldest and the first mosque of Shiraz which is also called Jom’eh  mosque, Al-Aqsa mosque, Adineh mosque and the central mosque. This mosque is one of the strangest mosques. Its foundation building is believed to be from the pre-Islamic era. This mosque is located to the east of Shah Cheraq’s shrine and there is a path through the court of Shah Cheraq and through the new-built Bazar. It is said that this mosque was built in the 20 year era of Umar and Leith Safari’s ruling in 894 A.D. During the recent thousand years, this mosque was renovated and repaired for several times such as Salghuri, in the ruling time of Ibrahim Mirza, son of Shahrokh Gurkani, in the Safavid era and in 1936 by some people and with collaboration of The Archeology Organization. The ancient central mosque is now discussed as a historical and cultivated mosque.
This mosque was registered in January 6th, 1932 in the list of national relics with the registration number of 72.

General Specifications
Atigh Jameh Mosque of Shiraz
Saffarids period
Safavid and Pahlavi I periods
The inital building of this mosque was constructed in 894 (281 solar calender) at the time of Amr ibn al-Layth.
Nearest tourist attractions
Shah Cheragh
Access route
Hazrati street, Sibawayh Boulevard, Shiraz, Fars, Iran
Access to vehicles
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Atigh Jameh Mosque of Shiraz
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