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Zahiriyeh mosque-Seyed Hamzeh-Zahirieh Masjed-Seyed Hamzeh shrine

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Zahiriyeh mosque-Seyed Hamzeh-Zahirieh Masjed-Seyed Hamzeh shrine

Postby Parvaneh » Sat Jan 31, 2015 8:46 am

Introduction:Zahiriyeh mosque-Seyed Hamzeh-Zahirieh Masjed(Persian:مسجد ظهیریه تبريز یا امازاده سید حمزه ‎)
Historical era: Qajar period

Location: west of Seyed Hamzeh shrine, Seghat-al Islam Avenue

This mosque goes back to 1666 when it got built beside Seyed Hamzeh shrine (Seyed Hamzeh was close to Sultan Mohammad Khodabandeh). It has been rebuilt several times because of different damages, and the last time was in 1876 by Nasser Ad-Din Shah.All around the mosque is covered by beautiful color travertine stones in height of 105 cm. On top of them Asraa Sura was written in special font. All of the inscriptions and decorations of mosque were gilded but unfortunately these designs were ruined in process of rebuilding during 1912 to 1913. One of the buried people in mosque is Mirza Iesa Ghaem Magham Farahani.


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Location: Tabriz, East Azarbayjan

Walking path length: -

Days of trip: 2-3 Days from Tehran to Tehran (Without heavy traffic you need about 8 hr driving from Tehran to Tabriz)
Attention: In holidays there is heavy traffic in all roads around Tehran.

Best time to visit: May to October

Daily time visit: No limit

Difficulty level: Easy

Requirements: Guide or GPS track...

Legal permission need: No


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Overall risk: -

Animal risk: No

Lost risk: No

Rescue: You can call 115

GSM Mobile Antenna: Yes


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Hotel: Yes

Village: Located in Tabriz city

Shop: Yes

Gasoline: Yes


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How to get there:
1- Go to west terminal of buses in Tehran (more info)
2- Take a bus to Tabriz (Also can use train or airplane) ( Distance from Tehran to Tabriz is 620 km)
2- Take a taxi to Zahiriyeh mosque or Seyed Hamzeh


Nearest airport: Tabriz airport

Nearest train station: Tabriz station


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Seyed Hamzeh Tomb

Postby Parvaneh » Tue Mar 31, 2015 5:19 am

Seyed Hamzeh Tomb and Mosque is one of the shrines, located in this district of the city of Tabriz. The delicate stone-cuttings of this tomb manifest the grandeur of its initial building. Beautiful patterns have been engraved, adding to the beauty of this monument, which dates back to 714 AH, and has been renovated on several occasions.


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