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Mausoleums and Imamzadehs, Kermanshah (Part 2)


Imamzadeh Seyed Jamaledin, Kangavar

The said is located in the Fash Village of Kangavar. It comprises of a mausoleum, porch and an anteroom. The mausoleum is made of brick and is quadrilateral in shape. Internally, the plan is circular with a short round dome. A tombstone with the 'Kufic' script and simple wooden sepulcher is present. The personality buried here is said to be the son of Imam Jafar Sadiq (PBUH). Alongside this mausoleum is an ancient ‘Kufi Fash’ cemetery whose tombstones date back to the years 1099 and 1039 A.H.

One of the noticeable tombstones of the cemetery has an engraving of a star in the center and two octagonal pointed stars alongside, with the 'Kufic' script adorned with floral designs placed in the center of the stars.

It is considered as one of the most beautiful and interesting samples of Kufic adornments. This magnificent piece of art is now in the museum.

Shouq Ali Pilgrimage, Sahneh

In the Darband area of the Sahneh Township, between the mausoleum of Keikavous and Estoodan, there is a pilgrimage belonging to mystics which has a large inscription. On the right side of inscription, there is an impression of a rider that has been carved on the stone.

Other Mausoleums and Imamzadehs, Kermanshah

Other pilgrimage sites and Imamzadeh of the province are: Imamzadeh Abbas Ali in Dinvar of Sahneh township, pilgrimage site of Takht-e-Teimoor in north Sahneh, Imamzadeh Pirketan in Mahmoud Abad Village 12 km. north west of Sahneh, Noor Bakhsh Mausoleum in Kondouleh Village -Sahneh, Imamzadeh Seyed Jalaleddin in Kamas village 6 km. north of Kondouleh, Imamzadeh Khalilollah en route to Chamsar Village in the township of Harsin, Ovaisol Qoran Mausoleum in Kermanshah related to the Saljuqi era, Baba Yadegar Mausoleum in the Ban Zareh Village Kermanshah related to the 10th century A.H. The Imam Hassan Mojtaba Mausoleum in Kermanshah and the Ahmad Essaq Mausoleum in Sar Pol-e-Zahab.

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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)

Old Mosques, Kermanshah (Part1)

Old Mosques, Kermanshah (Part 2)

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)

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