Iran is home to some of the most historically important and beautiful mosques in the world. For travelers interested in art, architecture, culture, or heritage, visiting a few mosques should be high on the things to do list during your Iran travels.
There are historic and beautifully designed mosques across the country. Some of the best surviving examples of the Safavid era in Isfahan, Yazd, Shiraz and Tabriz are well worth seeking out.
Visitors should be dressed modestly and take off shoes before entering the indoor area. Mosques are open for visitors, most of the year except for some public holidays. The entrance fee is usually quite cheap around 2-3 Euros for international travellers, some mosques like Jameh mosque of Yazd are free of charge to visit.
Begin your journey into the rich heritage of Islamic art with our list of the most beautiful mosques in Iran.