The stunning Nasir al-mulk Mosque hides a gorgeous secret between the walls of its fairly traditional exterior: stepping inside is like walking into a kaleidoscope of colors. Every day, the rays of the early morning sun shine through colorful stained-glass windows, transforming the halls into a dazzling wonderland of rich hues, patterns, and light that play on the floor of the mosque.

In addition to the glorious display of light and color through the stained glass, the mosque features other striking elements of design and architecture, including intricate geometric tile designs, painted arches and niches, and spectacular domes. The usage of beautiful rose-colored tiles in the interior design earned the mosque the nickname Pink Mosque in popular culture.

The mosque, located in Shiraz, Iran, was built from 1876 to 1888 by the order of one of the Qajar Dynasty lords. The beautiful structure was designed by Muhammad Hasan-e-Memar and Muhammad Reza Kashi Paz-e-Shirazi. (Credit: posted by Jenny Zhang)

Colours of Nasir-ul-Mulk Mosque
Colours of Nasir-ul-Mulk Mosque

NASR-UL-MULK Mosque by Abbas Arabzadeh

NASR-UL-MULK Mosque by Amin Abedini 1

NASR-UL-MULK Mosque by Amin Abedini 2

NASR-UL-MULK Mosque by Amin Abedini

NASR-UL-MULK Mosque by Dav Wong

NASR-UL-MULK Mosque by lucie Debelkova

NASR-UL-MULK Mosque by MARCO Atonini

NASR-UL-MULK Mosque by Marinela T.Gondii

NASR-UL-MULK Mosque by my 2200

NASR-UL-MULK Mosque by my2200 a

Nasir al-Mulk Mosque

IMAGE CREDITS to:Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji, my2200, Dav Wong, Amin Abedini, Abbas Arabzadeh, Omid Jafarnezhad, Marinela T. Gondii, Lucie Debelkova


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