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Amir Chakhmagh Square

Yazd province with area of 70011 Sq. km. is situated in the margin of Kavir in central Iran.

Amir Chakhmagh Complex is one of the important historical places in Yazd. This Complex has been founded in 14th century. In order to populate Yazd and with the cooperation of his wife, Fatemeh Khatoun, Amir jalaledin Chakhmagh- one of the Shahrokh Teymuri’s commander and the governor of Yazd- has founded a complex including Takieh (religious theatre ), square, bath, caravansaries, monastery, pastry house, water well and more important of all, Amir Chakhmagh mosque. Installed stone upon the threshold of the mosque face to the square, the incision of endowment deed in Naskh script, fine nets of mosaic tiles the outer circumference of prayer niche’s dome, and main platform of stalactite worked vault have placed this mosque after Jame mosque from viewpoint of beauty.

میدان امیر چخماق، یزد

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