Shah Mosque, also known as Soltani Mosque, Abbasi Mosque, and Imam Mosque, is the most important historical mosque in Isfahan and one of the mosques in Naghsh-e Jahan Square, which was built during the Safavid period and is one of the most important architectural Islam buildings in Iran. This building is an eternal masterpiece of architecture, tiling and carpentry in the 17th century.
This mosque, located on the south side of Naghsh-e Jahan Square, was started in 1611 by the order of Shah Abbas I, the 24th year of his reign, and its decorations and additions were completed during the reign of his successors. Shah Abbas built the mosque to brighten up the soul of his grandfather, Shah Tahmasb.
It is known that during the construction of this building, marble mines were discovered around Isfahan, which were used in the construction of this building. It is one of the most important buildings of the Safavid era, which was previously known as the Shah Mosque, the new and ever Abbasi Mosque. This building represents the culmination of a thousand years of mosque construction in Iran.
The current building is located on the south side of Naghsh-e Jahan Square and is one of the most important architectural works of Iran in terms of architectural features, rich decorations and other exquisite works. Large pieces of embedded marble stones and exquisite stones are other interesting sights of this mosque.