Picture of the day for April 11, 2019

Bottom view of one of the iwans of the Agha Bozorg Mosque, a historical mosque in Kashan, Iran. The mosque, located in the center of the city, was built in the late 18th century by master-mimar Ustad Haj Sa’ban-ali. The mosque has of two large iwans, one in front of the mihrab and the other by the entrance, and a courtyard in the middle.. Learn more.


Picture of the day for April 5, 2019

Lögberg (Icelandic for Law Rock), Þingvellir National Park, Southern Region, Iceland. The Lögberg was the place on which the lawspeaker (lögsögumaður) took his seat as the presiding official of the assembly of the Althing, the national parliament, from 930 until 1262 (when Iceland took allegiance to Norway). Speeches and announcements were made from the spot and anyone attending could make their argument from the Lögberg.. Learn more.