Imam Mosque (Masjed-e Imam) South of Maydan-e Baharestan in the main bazaar area is the Masjed-e Imam Khomeini (formerly Masjed-e Shah), built according to inscriptions in the qibla ivan in 1808—13 on the orders of Fath Ali Shah (d 1834); at that time it faced the main citadel.

Much of the mosque, its central courtyard with the four-ivan layout and the muqarnas vaulting in the ivans recalls the royal buildings Of 17th- century Esfahan, but the tile decoration is in the gloriously flamboyant Qajar style. It was repaired by Fath Ali Shahk grandson Naser al-Din Shah some 60 years later.

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Imam Mosque (Masjed-e Imam) South of Maydan-e Baharestan in the main bazaar area is the Masjed-e Imam Khomeini (formerly Masjed-e Shah), built according to inscriptions in the qibla ivan in 1808—13 on the orders of Fath Ali Shah (d 1834); at that time it faced the main citadel.

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