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Chalapi Oqli Historical Edifice

in Khoda Bandeh city | Zanjan province
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Chalapi Oqli Historical Edifice

Related to Khoda Bandeh city (located in Zanjan province)
This two storeyed structure is located 500 km. south west of Soltanieh between Soltanieh and Khoda Bandeh. Researchers have affiliated this building to Soltan Chalapi. This complex or aggregate comprises of two sections, one being the Khaneqah and the other being the mausoleum. The Khaneqah consists of a central courtyard with chambers to the west and east of the courtyard. The place for public prayer here is paved with slabs of stone and mortar. The ceilings of the chambers are dome shaped. According to an engraving in the southern portico, this structure has been erected in the years (657-683 AH.) and has been endowed to the Khaneqah-e-Shamsieh. The mausoleum of this historical site is octagonal in shape. The brick works of the ceiling varies on each of these eight sides, besides this the brick work in other parts is simple, but reveals a beauty. This mausoleum has a high dome. From the point of view of the tombs here it is interesting to note that the Soltans' tomb is in the center, whereas his followers are placed in accordance to their rank in circles around the main tomb.
Khodabandeh County is a county in Zanjan Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Qeydar. At the 2006 census, the county's population was 161,696, in 36,121 families. The county is subdivided into four districts: the Central District, Afshar ...
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