Azam mosque of Qom
|Azam Mosque in Qom|
Azam Mosque in Qom
On 22 June 1954 The foundation stone of this great mosque was laid in a religious customs. That day fell on the birth day of Ali al-Ridha, eighth Imam of Shia Muslims. The construction of it was ended in 1961. Azam mosque had been built basis on the Islamic architecture. This mosque made of four prayer halls and three towering balconies. The diameter of the large dome of the mosque is 30 metres and its height above the roof of the mosque is 15 metres and 35 metres from the basement of the mosque. The minarets of the mosque has 25 metres length above the roof of the mosque and 45 metres from the basement of the mosque. The upper part of the minarets is 5 metres . It has special section and used to call to prayers (A'zaan). A towering clock tower with a big clock is located in the north of the mosque and this tower can be seen from all the four sides of the mosque.
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