Top 10 Islamic Architecture

Islamic culture has given some of the most beautiful architectural masterpieces to the world. Painstaking details and ornaments are the signature and unique features of Islamic architecture. Here are our ten choices of beautiful historic and contemporary buildings. Where would you like to go?

10. Sultan Amir Ahmad Bathhouse, Kashan, Iran

Built in the 16th century, today the previous bathhouse is a popular tourist attraction. It is registered as a national heritage site. The house is decorated with amazing ornamental tiles, some of which are turquoise and gold.

Why to go there?

A wonderful architecture and décor, historical and cultural significance, one of the most popular sites in the area.

When to go there?

All year round.

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9. Chefchaouen, Morocco

Founded in the 15th century, the village is surrounded with the Rif Mountains. Its historic prominence, cultural authenticity, but mostly its blue coloration attracts many tourists all year round. Visitors also enjoy strolling in the streets, visiting the handcrafts markets and tasting the local cuisine.

Why to go there?

A beautiful historic village, situated in the scenic surroundings.

Read more: Chefchaouen – the Blue City in Morocco

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