It was named Soukhteh Chenar (burnt plane tree) since there’s been a burnt plane tree in the mosque’s yard that people used as a wishing well and believed that if they tell their wishes to the tree, God would hear them so the wish would be granted. Unfortunately, because of the city structures the tree was removed. It is also known as Mosa Reza Mosque and it has commonly been assumed that in the year 817 AD, Ali ibn Musa al-Ridha (Reza) stayed in Dawud b. Sulayman al-Ghazi house when traveling through Qazvin on his way to Merv. Dawud b. Sulayman al-Ghazi was a distinguished person back then and was buried in his own house after his death. So later on people turned his house into a mosque and named it after the eighth Shia Imam, Reza.
It is one of the oldest ice cream shops in the city though it has recently been renovated and redecorated. It is mostly famous because of its mouth-watering traditional ice cream but if you get there, please don’t leave without tasting its one of a kind, milky and chocolate, ice cream cone. This shop only sells takeaway since it is small and has no space for customers to seat, but there are outdoor benches in front of the shop that you can seat and enjoy your ice cream. Also, don’t worry to get there late it is open till the dead of night.
unlike other zoos that put up animals for exhibition only to make money, this one is famous for its unique way of treatment toward animals. Nader Noori, an environmentalist, along with his American wife are in charge of this peculiar “nature village” which is a rehabilitation center and was opened to the public in 2011. These exceptional human beings created shelter and healthcare for injured and orphaned animals some of which are endangered or rescued from smugglers and cannot return to their homelands again.
Dehkhoda breakfast is a very small restaurant that is open from 6 AM to 11 AM, the time might differ on holidays, and there are only two options, Addasi or fried egg which are served with extra fried onion. In the end they will bring you a cup of hot and tasty black tea to make your day. the restaurant is always full of customers, mostly eating there but it has takeaway Addasi as well, parking their cars at the front street which makes the area crowded in the morning. There are also many kind and friendly waiters who will guide you to your seat and serve you in no time.
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.
Abbas Babaei (also transliterated as Abbaas Babaee) had successfully finished 60 war missions before his death. On his last mission, however, he was hit by a 23 mm round of an air defense system on Sardasht air space, a city located in West Azerbaijan, while he was in the rear seat of an F-5B on August 6, 1987. It was Eid Qurban (literally Festival of the Sacrifice) and he was returning from a mission in which he went to Iraq to set up a tactical plan to attack.
the mosque was built by ‘Tahmasp I’ and was used as a prayer place for Harem (the separated part of a Muslim household reserved for wives). In other words, there was a way from Harem to this mosque that the king and his wives could use to go there and pray.
This neighborhood was one of the old and almost ruined districts of the city, poor and forgotten, left on its own to fade to zilch. For this reason, the mayor of Qazvin decided to paint 3200 square meter houses’ walls in a row to make people see the influence of color in the cityscape. Now this poor neighborhood is one of the main attractions of the city which is almost impossible to see and not feel cheerful afterward.
Nowrouzian Boulevard is full of restaurants, café, all sorts of stores and for that is one of the most crowded streets in Qazvin. It also has many ice-cream shops that we highly suggest you taste Qazvin’s traditional ice-cream there before leaving. Imam Khomeini University and Raja University are located on this street, so it is full of student dormitory that university students can rent.
deputy head of Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization of Qazvin, said: “Jameh Mosque of Qazvin, one of the most important historical monuments with a thousand years of age in Qazvin, is successfully repaired and restored.”
Caravanserai’s front yard is adorned with multiple beautiful flowers that perfectly represent the entrance porch and around it a number of chambers are connected circularly. Caravanserai’s dome is surely one of the most magnificent features of this old bazaar. In every corner, you can see stunning tile work
to ensure the health and safety of visitors and staff, museums and historical and cultural sites’ sterilization operations are done on a continuous basis under the surveillance of this administration.