About Kabud Mosque
Kabud Mosque is among the oldest mosques of Tabriz that according to its entrance inscription, it has been constructed in 1467, at the time of Sultan Jahan Shah and to the order of his daughter Saleheh Khanum. In 1780, the earthquake imposed a lot of damage to this mosque and therefore its domes collapsed. Repairing and reconstruction of the mosque was started in 1940 and terminated in 1977 to protect and reconstruct the remaining portions including the arcs and pillars. It is worth noting that reconstruction of the main dome of the mosque was conducted by Master Reza Me'maran. Due to the variety and elegance of the tile works and inscriptions used in this mosque as well as the use of azure color in tile works, this mosque is known as the Turquoise of Islam. Kabud Mosque has a square courtyard with a pool for ablution. Brick is the main material in its construction. It is constructed to the style of Azeri architecture.