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Friday Mosque

Along the Hiyaban River | In the Center of Herat, Herat, Afghanistan
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Unseen Afghanistan

The Jama Masjid of Herat (مسجد جمعه هرات), also known as the Masjid-i Jami' of Herat,[1]and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Reza P
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Architectural treasure in Herat

This place is not only historical but beautiful just to stare at, to take pictures, to see how... read more

Reviewed 26 December 2017
Azin D
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Sacramento, California
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Along the Hiyaban River | In the Center of Herat, Herat, Afghanistan
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The Jama Masjid of Herat (مسجد جمعه هرات), also known as the Masjid-i Jami' of Herat,[1]and the Great Mosque of Herat[1] is a mosque in the city of Herat, in the Herat Province of north-western Afghanistan. It was built by Ghurids, the famous Sultan Ghayas-ud-Din Ghori, who laid its foundation in 1200 AD, and later extended...More

Thank Reza P
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Reviewed 26 December 2017

This place is not only historical but beautiful just to stare at, to take pictures, to see how peaceful people interact with each other. Being a bystander you can just watch the beauty, the culture, the real live arts that surround you. Every hall and...More

Thank Azin D
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

The stunningly beautiful mosque is amongst the most beautiful mosques in the world and a manifestation of the diversity of Islam. Its gorgeous blue and green and maroon and yellow tiles are unique. At the back is a tile-making workshop, where I bought a tile...More

1  Thank Jyoti M
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Reviewed 13 July 2016

The garden adjoining the Friday mosque is one of the best place to people watch and relax. The mosque itself is gorgeous, and it feels like Iran in many ways.

1  Thank 96joshuap
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

Walking down the dusty streets of herat as a tourist is a wonderful experience. But eventually the loud engines and constant honking gets to be a bit much. If your lucky you will stumble into this mosque as I did. It's very peaceful and the...More

3  Thank Stephengollan
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Reviewed 26 March 2015

This is one of the biggest attraction in Herat. The mosque has beautiful blue tiles with different amazing shapes and designs which makes you amazed. The place is well maintained to reflect its beauty.

3  Thank ilyas k
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Reviewed 14 March 2015

Brilliant architecture. Very peaceful and serene. The first look at the mosque takes your breathe away.

1  Thank sombodhi g
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Reviewed 21 December 2014

Must visit this place if you are in herat! Its mostly secure for a short if you are wearing Afghani clothes, Its a beautiful peace of Art that shows the Islamic Architecture and Its Built During the Ghori Kingdom,

3  Thank ziaaddin r
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Reviewed 26 January 2014

It is very nice mosque, built during Ghorid and Timurid period (1220 and 1498). During last 50 years a lot of restoration is done. Mosque is restored very beautifully. A magnificent piece of islamic architecture.

5  Thank qnne
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Reviewed 28 September 2013

You walk through a dark and narrow passage from the street and enter into an oasis of cool tranquility. The broad prayer area is open to the sun and air and book-ended by beautiful, blue-tile-clad minarets. This mosque is well worth the time. It's especially...More

4  Thank onemoreplace2go
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