Mesmerizing Mosque Ceilings That Highlight The Wonders Of Islamic Architecture

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Iran is known for its extraordinary collection of stunning mosques.
Mosques throughout the Muslim world have some of the most intricate and exquisite architecture ever created by mankind. These images show just how heavily mathematics and geometry featured into Islamic architecture in the Arab world and elsewhere. The repeating perfect spirals and geometric forms are reminiscent of the intricate mandalas found in Buddhist art as well.
Bahaud-Din Naqshband Mausoleum, Bukhara, Uzbekistan

Bahaud-Din Naqshband Mausoleum, Bukhara, Uzbekistan

 Fatima Masumeh Shrine, Qom, Iran

Fatima Masumeh Shrine, Qom, Iran

 Wazir Khan Mosque, Lahore, Pakistan

Wazir Khan Mosque, Lahore, Pakistan

Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque, Shiraz, Iran

Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque, Shiraz, Iran

 Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque, Shiraz, Iran

Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque, Shiraz, Iran

 Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque, Shiraz, Iran

Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque, Shiraz, Iran

 Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque, Shiraz, Iran

Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque, Shiraz, Iran

Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque, Shiraz, Iran

Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque, Shiraz, Iran

Sheikh Lutf Allah Mosque,Isfahan, Iran

Sheikh Lutf Allah Mosque,Isfahan, Iran

Grand Mosque of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran

Grand Mosque of Isfahan, Isfahan, Iran

 Fatima Masumeh Shrine, Qom, Iran

Fatima Masumeh Shrine, Qom, Iran

Sheikh Lutf Allah Mosque,Isfahan, Iran

Sheikh Lutf Allah Mosque,Isfahan, Iran

 Taj Mahal Mosque Ceiling

Taj Mahal Mosque Ceiling

Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Sheikh Zayed Mosque, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Shiraz, Iran

Shiraz, Iran

Al Soltan Qalawoon Mosque, Cairo, Egypt

Al Soltan Qalawoon Mosque, Cairo, Egypt

Vakil Mosque, Shiraz

Vakil Mosque, Shiraz

Jalil Khayat Mosque, Arbil, Iraq

Jalil Khayat Mosque, Arbil, Iraq

Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque, Shiraz, Iran

Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque, Shiraz, Iran

Shah Mosque , Isfahan, Iran

Shah Mosque , Isfahan, Iran

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