Shal Bafan Mosque
Duration Of Visit
0.5 To 1 Hour
Best Seasons To Visit
45 kilometers of Ecbatana, Shal Bafan District, Hamedan, Hamedan Province, Iran
Time To Read: 3 Minutes
Also known as
- Shalbafan Mosque
- Shal Bafan Jame Mosque
- Shal Bafan Mosque Hamedan
Geographical of Shal Bafan Mosque
Shal Bafan Mosque is located 45 kilometers of Ecbatana, Shal Bafan District, Hamedan, Hamedan Province, Iran.
History and culture of Shal Bafan Mosque
About 300 years ago, a benefactor called Nazar Ali who was known as Nazarbeyg built this mosque. Shal Bafan Mosque built in the Qajar era and nowadays it's available as a Hussainiya(Hussainiya is a multitude hall for the mourning of Muharram and other commemoration rituals of Shia) on particular days. Shall Bafan means those who wave scarf and the reason for naming this mosque is that women were waving scarves nearby of this mosque. Locals of Shal Bafan District were also waved scarves, hats, and socks.
Architecture of Shal Bafan Mosque
This mosque is a simple brick building and has no façade decoration. This plane mosque has big and old windows that provide lots of good mood for you.
Tips and ideas
As I mentioned before, this mosque is located 45 kilometers of Ecbatana, so, don’t forget to visit one of the most famous and ancient monuments in Hamedan Province. You have lots of options for the next spot such as, Stephen Gregory Church, Hamedan Traditional Bazaar, Mirza Kazem Caravanserai, Imamzadeh Hossein Shrine, and other attractions that are mentioned in the map below. Visiting each of these attractions can bring you a good and different memory and make your day.
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