Jarchi Mosque

The Jarchi mosque (Persian: مسجد جارچی) was built according to a Thuluth inscription above its spandrel in 1610 under the supervision of Shah Abbas' herald. The word Jarchi means herald in Azeri and Persian. The mosque has a shabestan and is located in the Great Bazaar (Bazaar-e-Bozorg) of Isfahan. Decorations of this mosque are mainly destroyed.[1]

Jarchi mosque
Religion
AffiliationShia Islam
ProvinceIsfahan
Location
LocationBazaar of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran
MunicipalityIsfahan
Jarchi Mosque is located in Iran
Jarchi Mosque
Shown within Iran
Geographic coordinates32°39′39″N 51°40′32″E / 32.660833°N 51.675556°E / 32.660833; 51.675556Coordinates: 32°39′39″N 51°40′32″E / 32.660833°N 51.675556°E / 32.660833; 51.675556
Architecture
TypeMosque
StyleIsfahani
Completed1610

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  1. ^ Hosseyn Yaghoubi (2004). Arash Beheshti (ed.). Rāhnamā ye Safar be Ostān e Esfāhān(Travel Guide for the Province Isfahan) (in Persian). Rozane. ISBN 964-334-218-2.