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Tombs, Qom (part2)

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Fathali Shah Tomb

The tomb of Fathali Shah is situated to the north of the old courtyard. This vault was repaired in the year 1245 A.H., under his instructions. Its dome is an irregular octagon, and during the reign of Nasseredin Shah the adornments of mirror work was changed to plaster work. The cornices are of marble and a biography of the monarch engraved on a marble slab in gilded script can be observed.

Mahd-e-Olya Tomb

 

Mahd-e-Olya was the mother Naser o-Din Shah. Her active presence in disposing and appointing officials as well as other affairs of the court is a stated fact.

The mausoleum is situated to the west and rear of that of Muhammad Shah. This structure is cubical in shape with embossed and beautiful plaster work.

Shah Abbas II Tomb

The said tomb is located to the south west of the shrine, and is spectacular from architectural point of view. An inscription here reveals the date 1077 A.H.

Other Tombs

The most important tombs of the province are: The tomb of Muhammad Shah, to the west of the old courtyard; the tomb of Mostowfi, to the north east of the old courtyard; the tombs of Shah Soleiman and Shah Safi, in the vicinity of the Astaneh museum; the tomb of Akhund Molla Mehdi Naraqi, in Ayatollah Marashi Najafi Avenue; the tomb of Ayatollah Borujerdi, in the Holy Shrine; the tomb of Allameh Tabatabaie, in the mosque of the Holy Shrine; the tomb of Ayatollah Marashi Najafi, in Ayatollah Najafi Avenue; the tomb of Ayatollah Sadr, in the mosque of the Holy Shrine; the tomb of Parveen Etesami, in the Holy Shrine; the tomb of Ayatollah Golpayegani, in the mosque of the Holy Shrine; the tomb of the martyred Ayatollah Morteza Motahari, in the mosque of the Holy Shrine; and the tomb of Ayatollah Abdol Karim Haiyeri, in the mosque of the Holy Shrine.

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Source: chnpress.com


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Tombs, Qom (part1)

The province of Qom

Archeological Hills, Qom

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