Historical Places


Zanjan Old Bazaar, Zanjan

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 This Bazaar is located in the ancient network of the city and consists of two portions such as the Bazaar-e-Bala or upper section and the 'Bazaar-e-Paieen' or 'lower' section (of the Bazaar). The Bazaar of Zanjan, was inaugurated during the reign of Aqa Mohammad Khan Qajar in the year 1205 AH. and was completed during the reign of Fathali Shah,1213 AH.
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Soltanieh Dome Tomb, Abhar

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 The said lies south west of the Cohan Dej (Royal citadel). It was constructed during the reign of Soltan Mohammad Khoda Bandeh (Oljaito) in the years 704-712 AH. This structure has 8 elevated porticos and about 50 chambers, including an area which is also similar to a chamber.
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Qeidar Nabi Mausoleum, Abhar

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This mausoleum is that of Qeydar Ben Esmail Ben Ebrahim one of the prophets of the Bani Israili clan. The construction of this structure dates back to 719 AH. and the dome of which was built in the year 751 AH. and its plaster molding was carried out in the 11th century AH. The so to speak encasing around the grave or shrine is an artistic and delicate carving of wood such as geometrical designs, flowers and paisley design can be observed in the carvings.
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Peer Ahmad Zahrnoush Mausoleum, Abhar

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This mausoleum stands at the end of the 17th Shahrivar Avenue of Abhar. This structure houses remnants from the Ilkhanan Dynasty (6th century). It is the mausoleum of 'Mowlana Qotbeddin Ahmad Abhar (500-575 AH.) reputedly known as Peer Ahmad' and famous as Zahrnoush. He was one of the renowned mystics, it is narrated that the said mystic would drink poison as if he were having a refreshment and then would burst into verse.
 

Molla Hassan Kashi Mausoleum, Abhar

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 This mausoleum is 2.5 km south of Soltanieh city. The facade of this structure is octagonal, but internally it is square in shape. It has porticos on four sides on the ground floor, leading to elaborate halls connected to each other. Smaller porticos, are connected to the larger ones on the ground floor by stair cases.
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