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Sepahsalar Mosque (Shahid Motahari Mosque)

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Sepahsalar Mosque, also known as the Motahari mosque, has been named after Martyr Morteza Motahari who was a well known thought leader in 1979 revolution. He has largely contributed to the recent Islamic movements in Iran.


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  • Address : Mostafa Khomeini St, Baharestan Sq., Tehran, Iran

Sepahsalar Mosque is the largest mosque in Tehran. It was built in Qajar era by the order of the incumbent chancellor during the rule of Naser al-Din Shah. Mirza Hassan Khan Sepahsalar was the Grand Vizier and also the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Commander-in-Chief during the Shah’s reign.
The building is marked by eight distinct minarets which characterize this structure. The architecture and the decoration of the minarets are reminiscent of the Qajar style.

  • Background information

    Built in the 19th century, Sepahsalar Mosque is a structure to explore when you visit Tehran. It rests gloriously in Mostafa Khomeini Avenue. Along with Mirza Hassan Khan, the Sepahsalar (Chancellor) inNaser al-Din Shah Shah Qajar’s empire, his brother Moshirodeleh, also contributed to the making of this mosque.
  • Specific information

    Sepahsalar School is located near the mosque which stretches for 62 meter in length. It is also an approximately 61 meter in width and contains 60 chambers. The main dome of the school is 37 meter high. The entire complex has many chambers, corridors, porticoes, minarets, a two-storied building, a roofed hall for worshipers to pray (Shabestan), a gateway, a large dome and a huge library. The complex occupies a huge area in a very important locality of Tehran.
  • More Info

    Remembering the Leader The names of Sepahsalar Mosque and Sepahsalar School have been changed to Shahid Motahari to honor him. Together with his friends and supporters, he made eloquent plans to preach Islamic values in every nook and corner of Iran. You will learn more about his ideals when you visit Tehran.
    He made it a point to do this work without too much expense. In course of his spreading Islamic values, he also informed the people in the remote areas about his strategies during the Islamic revolution. Many anecdotes of Shahid Motahari’s life can be learned when you travel to Iran. The mosque and the school are glowing reminders of his bravery.
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