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Mausoleums and Imamzadehs, Kermanshah (Part 1)


Abu Dajajeh Mausoleum, Islam Abad Qarb

This mausoleum is located in the Rijab Village a district of Kerend of Islam Abad Qarb. Its structure is related to the Saljuqi period. It is believed that the person buried here was ‘Sammak Ben Khoosheh’ from the Ous tribe and a close relative of Sa'd Ibne Ebadeh.

The said has shown chivalry and courage in the Badr, Ohod and other wars at the time of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

Imamzadeh Baqer, Kangavar

The structure of Imamzadeh is located in the Goudin Village of the central district of Kangavar. This brick made building externally has a quadrilateral plan but internally is octagonal. The octagonal side walls are large and small alternately. On the structure is erected a circular dome made of gypsum and brick. On the tombstone is a simple wooden chest. To the western side of the mausoleum is a small ancient mosque. Within the courtyard of the mausoleum and around it is an archaic graveyard.

Imamzadeh Dada Baktar, Sahneh

To the south of the Baktar Village 30 km. north west of Sahneh upon a hill there is a structure made of stone and clay that comprises of two main parts: the first part is called Jam' Khaneh. This is a rectangular-shaped building with a short door. The second part is the main square structure of the mausoleum with a shaft-like ceiling. There is a rectangular elevation in the center of the mausoleum on which is the tombstone with the Cuneiform script. Due to the passage of time, much of the engravings have been demolished and eroded. Surrounding the tomb and Jam' Khaneh there is a large cemetery.

Imamzadeh Mahmoud, Sahneh

The same is located in the Dinvar Village (district of Sahneh). The mausoleum is quadrilateral. On the fringes of the tombstone sacred verses from the Holy Quran have adorned the same.

There is a latticed work wooden sculpture on the tomb. The local inhabitants believe this to be the tomb of Imamzadeh Mahmoud, the offspring of Imam Musa khadim (PBUH). The Imamzadeh is to the west of a Kufi cemetery known as Sheer Khan. Here there are tombstones adorned with the Cuneiform and Naskh scripts. These engravings reveal the superior category of cultural effects of the times. Some of these tombstones date back to the 6th century A.H.


Other links:

Ancient Cities and Archaeological Hills, Kermanshah (Part 1)

Ancient Cities and Archaeological Hills, Kermanshah (Part 2)

Historical Bridges and Caravansaries, Kermanshah

Inscriptions and Epigraphs, Kermanshah (Part 1)

Inscriptions and Epigraphs, Kermanshah (Part 2)

Inscriptions and Epigraphs, Kermanshah (Part 3)

The province of Kermanshah

History and Culture, Kermanshah

Palaces and Edifices, Kermanshah

Castles and Forts, Kermanshah

Townships, Kermanshah (Part 1)

Townships, Kermanshah (Part 2)

Townships, Kermanshah (Part 3)

Fire Temples, Kermanshah

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