Art And Cultural Places


Hazrat Ma'soomeh Holy Shrine Museum, Qom

Friday, 04 January 2008 12:44 administrator
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 The above mentioned museum is one of the ancient museums of Iran, and was inaugurated in the year 1925. This museum comprises of two large halls with beautiful tile worked cornices, and the same is situated alongside the courtyard of the Holy Shrine. This museum displays a fine and valuable selection being that of hand written Holy Qorans related to the 3rd century AH. So too brocades of the Safavid period.
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Local Music and Dances, Qom

Friday, 04 January 2008 12:44 administrator
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 The province and city of Qom is the center of religious studies and ceremonies.In religious ceremonies musical expression along with special tune for such ceremonies have been intermingled with religion. Considering the fact that the music of religious ceremonies is reputed as the music for mourning ceremonies, such type of music is usually accompanied with sadness, woeful and tragic feelings and expressions.
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Handicrafts and Souvenirs, Qom

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 In Qom province and more so in its rural areas handicrafts play an important part. Even though today it is to a lesser degree, but is still a means of earning a livelihood. The most important of these handicrafts are: carpets, brick and ceramic work, latticed work, a special type of sweet known as Sohan, rosaries, vessels of stone and gypsum, decorative articles, porcelain, silk carpets and fruits like pomegranate and fig.
 


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