Zourkhaneh (a traditional system of athletics originally used to train warriors in Iran and adjacent lands, literally “the house of strength) and conventional sports have been forgotten and we should appreciate the value of places such as Shahverdi’s. In ancient times such places were famous for ‘Bastani Kari’ (exercises for muscle strength, literally “work of ancient”). People had a special sense of respect for those champions and if facing any problem, champions were their first helpers.
Khayyam street is one of the oldest Streets of Qazvin City but is considered as a central business district since many new shopping malls and stores have been built and other already existing ones have been renovated. So the street and sidewalk are almost always crowded especially in the afternoon but completely shuts down before 10 pm. There are a number of good restaurants, fast foods, and cafés for people to suit themselves and needless of changing their way to eat something after getting exhausted from walking up and down the street continuously. Many people choose this street only for entertainment; they enjoy mere walking in it and if you’re wondering why, you have to see it for yourself to find out!
This is the tallest monument for anonymous martyrs in the country which located in Qazvin's Fadak Park. Simple elements are used in this building and with get inspired of Iranian architecture and metaphoric of classical element (typically refer to the concepts of earth, water, air, fire, and (later) aether) and chahartaq (literally meaning "having four arches" in Persian language, is an architectural unit consisted of four barrel vaults and a dome) and also due to the extraversion and introversion, have paid attention to concept of growth, eloquence, freedom and defense.
This bathhouse was built by Haj Mir Hasan himself in, Qajar period, the late 1700s. according to available documents Haj Mir Hasan Bathhouse is the oldest Qajar bathhouse that has survived from street expansion and construction in the Pahlavi dynasty. Before the construction Molavi Street was an extensive riverbed. This complex contains bathrooms, waterhouse, caravanserais, and mansions which had a vital role in the neighborhood development. It was rebuilt and registered as a national heritage on August 2, 2005. Since then it has been used as a historical museum.
In the past, there were more than 133 public water reservoirs in Qazvin's city. In addition, most households in Qazvin have had domestic water supply due to water scarcity. There was also a public water reservoir established in each neighborhood to supply the water needed for the population and to store the water consumed. The Haj Kazem water reservoir, built by Haj Kazem Koozegar along with his assistant Ismail in 1256, is one of the most beautiful and intact reservoirs in Qazvin province.
This building is located 10 km from the south of Takestan county in the center of the Khorramabad Village right next to a mosque. Khorramabad is a Rural District in Esfarvarin District, Takestan County, Qazvin Province in Iran. You're going to find a rare tilted tower here, that will amaze you.
This historic home is located on Molavi Street in Qazvin, at the end of the Yakhchal alley.
Abbas Abad Caves which has 180 meters long, decorated with a large hall. The cave leads to numerous cliffs, wells andnarrow halls. According to evidence, these two caves have long been considered safe havens for human beings in the distant past and have been lived human in it before.
Historians believe that Halime Khatun is Musa ibn Ja'far al-Kadhim (also spelled and al-Kazim) daughter which has brought great attention to the religious people of Qazvin. Based on their belief she is Imam Reza’s sister, eighth Shia Imam, the only one who died while traveling through Iran and was buried in Mashhad. Her shrine was built of adobe in the Qajar era which ruined some decades ago and was rebuilt in 1998 to the current magnificent structure.
Ovan Waterfall is one of the popular places in Qazvin where can attract lots of tourists. This waterfall located at the northern half of the Alamut Village, the southwest of the Ovan Lake, and 75 km outside of the Qazvin.
Velayat Medical Center is affiliated to Qazvin University of Medical Sciences and was constructed in an area of 55000 square meters and a built-up area of 24000 square meters. The construction was approved by the Supreme Leader of Iran in 2003 when he traveling to Qazvin, but it didn’t take place until 2005 and operated in February 2012. It currently has 250 active beds. This place is built in eight floors consisting of 11 specialty clinics, emergency departments, 7 operating rooms, ICU, CCU, chemical therapy departments, medical imaging center, laboratory, pharmacy, dialysis subspecialty clinics, etc.
Geologically the dolomitic rocks (dolostone) of the west side of Kūh-e Dārangūl (Angoul Mountain) moving along fault lines during earthquakes opened the space that created the cave. It dates back to The Triassic (the first and shortest period of the Mesozoic Era) which is almost 251.902 (+/- 0.024) million years ago. One of its spectacular features is the freezing weather inside which is caused by the always existing ice and icicles on the walls that is the reason it is named ice cave.
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