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Jameh Mosque of Ferdows

Jāmeh Mosque of Ferdows
Ferdows Congregation Mosque.JPG
مسجد جامع فردوس
Basic information
Location Iran Ferdows, Iran
Geographic coordinates 34°0′25″N 58°9′33″E / 34.00694°N 58.15917°E / 34.00694; 58.15917
Affiliation Shia Islam formerly Sunni
Municipality Ferdows County
Province South Khorasan Province
Country Iran
Architectural description
Architectural type Mosque
Completed 7th century

The Jāmeh Mosque of Ferdows (Persian: مسجد جامع تون/فردوس‎‎ – Masjid-e-Jāmeh Toon/Ferdows) is the grand, congregational mosque (Jāmeh) of Ferdows, South Khorasan Province, Iran. The mosque is located towards the southwest of city, in the center of the ancient city of Toon.

History

It is mostly believed that this mosque was built during Seljuk dynasty, in the 11th century,[1] but some researchers believe that it was constructed in the 7th century.[2]

See also

Media related to Masjed-e Jomeh, Ferdows at Wikimedia Commons

References

  1. ^ خبرگزاری میراث فرهنگی‌ (in Persian). Retrieved 13 February 2010. 
  2. ^ "Arts of Islam". Retrieved 13 February 2010. 

External links