(مسجد شیخ لطف الله) Sheikh Lutfollah Mosque in Naghshe Jahan Square, Esfahan, Iran
Construction of the mosque started in 1603 and was finished in 1618. It was built by the chief architect Shaykh Bahai, during the reigh of Shah Abbas I of the Safavid dynasty.
Photograph by Mohammad Yazdi Rad
Even more magnificent in person! Esfahan is the most beautiful city I’ve ever visited.