Farahabad Mosque, symbol of Iranian architecture from Safavid era
Sari (IP) - Farahabad Mosque is part of the Farahabad Historical Complex, located in the city of Sari, the capital of Mazandaran province.
The Farahabad complex, where Abbas the Great (Abbas I of Persia) spent part of his reign, included a mosque, bridge, and the Jahan Nama Palace, which is now the only mosque left.
Farahabad Mosque is 75 meters long and 65 meters wide, giving a floor area of about 4,800 square meters, constructing by brick and Sarooj (a traditional water-resistant mortar used in Iranian architecture).
The Farahabad Mosque is built in the four-iwan architectural style and its entrance is decorated with colorful tiles.
Farahabad Mosque, located 25 kilometers from Sari, the capital of Iran's northern province of Mazandaran, welcomes many tourists daily.