Under the Luxuriously Intricate Ceilings of Iranian Mosques
Instagram photographer Mehrdad Rasoulifard documents the elaborate and beautiful interior designs of Iranian mosques. Ceilings adorned with centuries-old interior artwork incorporating stars, circles, floral motifs and geometric shapes on a symmetrical blueprint create stunningly intricate architectural wonders. The proof of rich craftsmanship passed down through history is embedded into the structures of these mosques, the oldest photographed being 900 years old.
The acoustics in the 400 year old mosque are amazing & notes hang in the air with crystal clarity. The singer is a student from northern Iran visiting Isfahan & had always wanted to sing in the mosque because of its unique acoustic resonance qualities. You have to stand on the tiled square for perfect effect.