Alavian dome This dome is an unparalleled and unique example of Islamic-Iranian architecture. It goes back to the late Seljuk, about 1106 . it was built by the order of Alavian family as a mosque and later was used as family tomb. In the distant past there was a dome but in the passage of […]
Hamadan province is located in the western part of the country with an area of more than 19000 square kilometers. It is bounded on the north by the province of Zanjan, on the south by lorestan, on the east by the central province and on the west by Kermanshahan and Kurdistan.
The pool is somewhat flanked on the east side by the Masjid Sheikh Lotfollah and on the west side by the Ali Qapu Palace. The latter offers wonderful high vantages of the Imam Khomeini Square from above. The square’s main attraction is undoubtedly the Masjid Imam, more commonly known as the Shah Mosque.
Hamadan is home to many poets and cultural celebrities. The city is also said to be among the world's oldest continuously inhabited cities. Hamadan has always been well known for handicrafts like leather, ceramic, and carpets. Iran's Cultural Heritage Organization lists 207 sites of historical and cultural significance in the city of Hamadan alone.
The Tomb of Esther and Mordechai (Persian: بقعه استر و مردخای , Hebrew: קבר אסתר ומרדכי ) is located in Hamadan, Iran.Believed by some to house the remains of the biblical Queen Esther and her cousin Mordechai, it is the most important pilgrimage site for Jews in the country