Famous Buildings of Islamic Architecture
Islamic architecture is one of the greatest manifestation of Islam. It is on the basis of the Quranic concept because the features of this architecture are associated with worshiping God (Allah) and unity. Besides, you can feel the soul of the environment in the Islamic architecture.
The first art could match itself with Islamic concepts, was architecture and during the centuries, Islamic architecture became one the astonishing kind of architecture in the world.
Usage of Islamic architecture is in the following buildings:
- Religious buildings such as mosques, shrines, schools, Husseinyah (it is a congregation hall for Shia commemoration ceremonies for Imams), sanctuary
- Non-religious buildings such as: houses, bridges, palaces, caravansary, public bathhouse, Bazaars, castles, water reservoirs
To know about Islamic architecture refer to the following links:
Sheikh lotfollah Mosque
Tomb of Hafiz (Hafiziah)
Amir Chakhmaq Complex
The holy Shrine of Imam Hussain (PBUH)
The Aali Qapu Palace
Jame Mosque of Isfahan