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Kangavar Jame' Mosque

in Kangavar city | Kermanshah province
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Kangavar Jame' Mosque

Related to Kangavar city (located in Kermanshah province)
The main building of this mosque was destroyed completely in the earthquake of 1957. A new mosque has been built on its site. Alike the former, the new building is also rectangular in shape, but increased in length. In the present structure, the nocturnal area has been added to the northern side with a porch alongside. A marble slab in the anteroom reveals an endowment deed related to the Kangavar school dating back to 1243 AH.
Kangavar is located to the east of Kermanshah province and near the province of Hamadan. The same has a temperate mountainous climate. It is one of the historical towns of the country due to the Anahita Temple. This city was flourishing till the Sassanide ...
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