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Mitra Temple

in Qeshm city | Hormozgan province
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Mitra Temple

Related to Qeshm city (located in Hormozgan province)
Within a distance of 15 km. from the city of Qeshm, en route from the ancient vicinity of Kharbez to Bandar Sooza, there is a lengthy mountain range. In the heart of these mountains are wonderful rocky effects of architecture. Access to this area can be gained by openings which are similar to caves. Behind these openings is a space with an area of 25 sq. m. and with an elevation of 2.7 m. (that has been dug out). This space or hall was most probably used for special religious rituals for the deceased or was used for the worship of 'Izad Mehr' or 'Mitra'. The same is a remnant from the Medes.
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