Mosque of Fahraj
mosque, located 30 km East of Yazd, in the village of
Fahraj, is revered as one of the most ancient mosques in
Iran, which has remained intact since it was built in the
early years of Islam.
It many characteristics of pre-historic architecture. It is a transitional historical building, which is very important in the history of
This grand mosque is made of sun-dried tiles (mud bricks, consists of thick pillars and barrel
vaults) and has very thick columns. The roof is covered
with a traditional Iranian vault called “beez”.
Mosque’s minarets, made of clay tiles, have been built
This mosque, which may be compared with the Tarikhlaneh
Mosque of Damghan historically and architecturally, is
indeed, because of its originality, one of the rare
heritages of Iranian culture that has been preserved for