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    Shrine of Fatema

    by xaver Written Jan 11, 2015

    Fatima Masumeh was the sister of the eight Imam Ali Al Rida and the daughter of the seventh Imam Musa Al kadim. In shia islam, women are often considered as saints if they are relative of one of the twelve Imams.
    She is infact considered as saint and her shine is one of the most important of all Iran.
    The importance of the place was clear as it was full of pelegrims.
    The mosque comprehends a burial chamber, three courtyards and three prayers halls.
    It occupies 38000 square meters.

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  • Qum International

    Helal Ahmar Street, Qom, Iran

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Rose Hotel

    Imam Khomeini Ave., Qom, Iran

  • Safa

    Shohada Sq., Qom, Iran

    Good for: Solo

  • Al Zahra

    Balwar Bahar St. & Montazeri Ave. P.O. Box 37185, Qom, Iran

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Al Zahra Hotel

    Montazeri Ave, Qom, IR

  • Rose Hotel

    Imam Khomeini Ave, Qom, IR

  • Safa Hotel

    Shohada Sq. Moallem Ave., Qom, IR

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    Qum Bazaar

    by omidamini Written Jul 19, 2005

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    The streets of Quill are full of animation, and the shops (and particularly the stalls around the Holy Shrine) do a flourishing trade in religious objects, particularly its bazaar is very active every day but Friday. Here, like in Mash had, the mai\1attracfor tourists, rather than decoration or archi, lies in the behavior of the crowd of humble pilgrims tor whom the journey is the achievement of the dream a whole lite, that of the dignified mullahs with their black and white turbans and fine linen clothes, that finally of small merchants sell thousands of candles and prayer-beads, prayer-rugs and small tablets of compressed earth {mohr) used in Muslim pr, colored earthenware animals, piles of pomegranates and delicious local sweets, particularly sohan.
    One sweet you must try is the almost sinfully delicious pistachio-brittle known as sohan, which is produced locally and is available in almost any main street of the town. Not sickly sweet like so much Iranian confectionery, sohan becomes an obsession once you've tasted it.
    If you have planned to buy a carpet in Iran, remember that the best and finest silk carpets are woven here in Quill, Samples of such carpets are kept in the town's museum, shrines of Safavid king, and the Holy Sanctuary. Use an Iranian friend as your advisor to see that everything goes on in your interest.

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    Qum Sanctuaries

    by omidamini Written Jul 19, 2005

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    The approach to Qum, whether from the south,west or north, gives warning of its religious importance. In all directions, the horizon is dotted with the golden or blue cones or domes of shrines specially designed and built for the offspring of the Shi'ite Imams. No other place in Iran has such a rich collection; an exceptionally large number of domed sanctuaries on square or octagonal bases with tent domes, tile covered. were erected here in the I4th century, There are in fact no less than ten dating from that period, most of them in fair condition; six are near or to the south of old Kashan gate (southeast of the town), two between there and the Esfahan road (south), and two beyond the railway station (west), Several interiors contain excellent polychrome relief work, the best extant anywhere except for the gallery at Sultanieh' the most noteworthy are:

    1.Imamzadeh Ali ibn-e Ja'far (1339), where AJi ibn Ja'far and Mohammad ibn-e Mussa Kazem are buried. It is located at the end of Chahar Mardan Street, next to the Islamic Revolution Martyrs' cemetery .
    2. Imamzadeh Ahmad ibn-e Qassem, who is said to be the son of Imam Mussa in one source and of Imam Sadegh in another. It is located in Davazdah Qal'eh District, intersection of Somayeh and Mo'allem Streets.
    3. Imamzadeh Mussa Mubargha'.
    4. Imamzadeh Hamzeh.
    5. Imamzadeh Ebrahim.
    6. Imamzadeh Ali.
    7. Imamzadeh Jamal.
    8. Chahar Imamzadeh.
    9. Green Cupola Garden Tombs.

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    Qum Museum

    by omidamini Written Jul 19, 2005

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    Museum of the Holy Sanctuary

    Located in Astaneh Square next to the Holy Sanctuary of Hazrat-e Ma'sumeh, originally established in 1935 and relocated to the present premises in 1982, the museum consists of two large halls with walls decorated with exquisite mosaic tile work (from 13th century AD), and houses a variety of highly valuable Korans, manuscripts, ancient ware, textiles, brocades, etc. Collection of rugs and Joshaghan carpets dedicated by the Safavid kings, can be seen here.

    Visiting hours: Every day from 08:00 to 12 AM and 15-00 to 17.00 PM. Tel: (0251) 32333.

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    by omidamini Written Jul 19, 2005

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    Favorite thing: MEDICAL SERVICES:
    1.Shahid Beheshti Hospital, Shahid Beheshti Ave (Kuh-e Sefid) 43301-6.
    2.Kamkar Hospital, 19th Azar Ave (Bajak) 19th Day Ave 22173.

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