Laodicea Temple is located in Nahavand County, Hamedan Province, Iran, but as a result of being forgotten, we don't know the exact location of it. According to discovered remained things from the central part of the county and Do-khaharan (two-sisters) Hill, there is a possibility that the temple is buried in this area.
Sarab Gyan is a beautiful and eye-catching spring that flows out of the heart of mountains in the southwest of Nahavand City, Hamedan Province, Iran. It is only 2 kilometers away from the ancient hill of Gyan. Nahavand City has many forests, but Gyan Forest with an area of 425 hectares is one of the most captivating ones which has an overflowing spring that irrigates agricultural lands of about five nearby villages.
Baba Taher was among the great poets in Iran. He was born in 1000 AD and lived his mysterious life in Hamedan and died there. "Baba", was his most famous title and it means preceptor, and "Oryan" the second title refers to avoiding secular interests.
Jews, at least in Iran, have always worship Esther and Mordechai like prophets and believed they were the saviors of the Jewish community. Esther (meaning star) was the Jewish queen of Ahasuerus, the king of Persia, and the daughter of Mordechai’s uncle. She was very beautiful, brave, and intelligent. Therefore, when the king’s chief advisor, Haman, tried to convince the king to order the mass murder of Jews, jealous of the growing influence of Jews in the court of the king, Esther and her cousin, Mordechai, foiled the plan and gained the Jews rights to kill their enemies.
The Qaleh Bath is located in Qaleh (ghashogh tarashan) district is located at Shariati Street, one of the most ancient districts of Hamedan Province, Iran.
This ancient hill is 3,000 years old and with an area of about 35 hectares, is the largest ancient hill in Iran. According to some evidence, the city was more than 40 hectares and was found by Aryan people in the late 8th century BC, who made it the first capital of Persian empire. Based on Herodotus's writings, an ancient Greek historian, Deioces (also Diako or Dia-oku), first shah of Median government, built the whole city surrounded by seven walls; each of which colored as one of the planets. After Medes, this city was the capital of Achaemenids as well.
Shah Abbasi Bridge located in the 37 km of Buin Zahra County and 10 km of the south side of the Mohammad Abad Caravanserai on Shur River. Qazvin Province was the capital of Iran in the Safavid era and this bridge is one the oldest bridge in Qazvin and built during Abbas the Great.
The mosque is from the Seljuk period, late 12th or early 13th century, but the school was constructed later Under the Qajar dynasty in the 19th century. It is a widely held view that back then, Qazvin owned two Jameh mosques; the bigger one was known as Atigh Jameh Mosque and was dedicated to Shia (the second largest branch of Islam), and the second Jameh Mosque, aka Heidarieh Mosque, was dedicated to Sunni Islam which operated until Mongols’ attack that resulted in reduction of Sunnis in the country.
There is an epigraph in the Imamzadeh which contain the date of construction and the name of the builder.
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.
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!
Omid school is one of the old of the spectacular historical and spectacular buildings in Qazvin, which belongs to the late Qajar and early Pahlavi periods. This four-grade school was the first modern school in Qazvin.
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