Behold The Shimmering Beauty of Iran’s Glass Mosque

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In Persian, the term Shah Cheragh roughly translates to “king of the light.” It’s a fitting name for the glittering mosque in Shiraz, Iran.

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The building, adorned with shimmering multi-colored pieces of tile and glass, is considered the country’s third most important pilgrimage site.

It functions as a a funerary monument, a mosque and a beautiful holy place for thousands of worshippers.

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The mosque includes extensive colored glass in its facade, and displays other traditional elements such as the Panj Kāse (“five concaved”) design.

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