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It's hard for me to believe that this is a real place, but I guess it is.

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posted on Sep, 9 2014 @ 03:32 AM
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The Nasir al Mulk Mosque, in Shiraz, Iran.
This is not a thread about the Islamic religion, or Iran, or politics. If you wanna talk about that stuff, please go elsewhere. There are lots of other threads about that.

This is a thread about a crazy-beautiful place, which just happens to be a mosque in Iran.

I mean, look at those colors and shapes.

JUST LOOK AT THEM!







posted on Sep, 9 2014 @ 03:39 AM
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That was absolutely beautiful. I loved seeing the way the pillars picked up the colorful light cast through the stain-glassed window.

Thank you for the sharing the images!



posted on Sep, 9 2014 @ 03:39 AM
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a reply to: KarensHoliday

Holy Christ!

Its like the inside of a candy skull in there!



posted on Sep, 9 2014 @ 04:02 AM
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a reply to: KarensHoliday

Wow, add seeing that in person to the list.
Super cool.



posted on Sep, 9 2014 @ 04:16 AM
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With my vision problem (I see things like looking through a kaleidoscope all the time) I would completely flip out in that place. Just seeing the pictures rather messed with me lol

Thanks


No, really, thanks
It's a definite beauty.



posted on Sep, 9 2014 @ 04:33 AM
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Looks like Terrance McKenna was an Iranian architect in a past life.

Incredible sense of design. They need to start making buildings like that everywhere.



posted on Sep, 9 2014 @ 05:12 AM
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a reply to: KarensHoliday

Indeed it's beautiful.

The video needs music though. The guy breathing is creepy.



posted on Sep, 9 2014 @ 05:58 AM
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That looks amazing! Im sure alot of time went in too that. Im surprised stained glass windows arent more popular than they are they look awesome with the sun shining through them.



posted on Sep, 9 2014 @ 06:44 AM
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I would love to see the magnificent artwork with my own eyes! If only my prime minister hadnt decreed them all terrorists and banned credit cards from being used there.



posted on Sep, 9 2014 @ 07:16 AM
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a reply to: KarensHoliday

Sometimes one beholds something that is so amazing that is defies belief, searching through some images of this breathtaking place, I get a sense that the human soul is the sum of all existence.

Simply beautiful.




posted on Sep, 9 2014 @ 07:31 AM
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Stunning! The pics are great, but it was awesome to see the vid! I can't imagine all the countless hours of work that went into making that place!
Beautiful!!!!



posted on Sep, 9 2014 @ 08:08 AM
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I don't know if it's just me but when you look at multi coloured scenes, However many bright colours are used, it's always the blue that lifts the soul. No blue is a bland picture and when blues are prominent, wow.



posted on Sep, 9 2014 @ 09:15 AM
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originally posted by: Sremmos80
a reply to: KarensHoliday

Wow, add seeing that in person to the list.
Super cool.


Yeah, right after converting to Islam.

Infidels need not apply.



posted on Sep, 9 2014 @ 09:30 AM
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a reply to: KarensHoliday

S&F

Breathtaking! Look what we can do!! Take that attitude and apply it around the globe and you have world peace.



posted on Sep, 9 2014 @ 09:48 AM
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They're so beautiful, yes? If you're female, you will only ever get to see it through pictures or only the outside of the building.



posted on Sep, 9 2014 @ 10:37 AM
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originally posted by: Hushabye
They're so beautiful, yes? If you're female, you will only ever get to see it through pictures or only the outside of the building.


Women are allowed in the Mosque.



posted on Sep, 9 2014 @ 11:17 AM
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a reply to: KarensHoliday

I may not like the religion and am thus biased but the people, there artisans and crafts, there culture's best bit's are irreplaceable and this beautiful building show's just how much a people who love there god and have enough money to spend can created something beyond compare, I dare say this is probably more beautiful even than the Alhambra was, and that was a building whose conquerer nearly cried when he saw how they had demolished part of it building a church inside it as it too was irreplaceable.
There are many persians even today who still though muslim's on the surface secretly say prayers to Ahura Mazda.



posted on Sep, 9 2014 @ 11:44 AM
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Why do the pictures look like they were taken through the eyes of a person on acid? The video looks nothing like the pictures.



posted on Sep, 9 2014 @ 12:19 PM
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a reply to: KarensHoliday

Mind = blown.

Kind of makes me sad though.

Wonder how many other structures like that have been destroyed as a result of our decades long attacks in that part of the world.


edit on 9-9-2014 by gladtobehere because: wording



posted on Sep, 9 2014 @ 12:37 PM
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a reply to: KarensHoliday

I hate Iran and their politics!!! jk



Very cool pictures... There are so many places I'd like to visit in the ME, too bad the risk outweighs the reward...

S&F




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