Tourist Attraction

Shah Kooh Graveyard

in Qazvin city | Qazvin province
Tourist Attraction

Shah Kooh Graveyard

Related to Qazvin city (located in Qazvin province)
Beyond Shahrood and in the middle of the cemetery located in the skirts of the Shah Kooh Mountains, there are two tombs identical in structure and constructed of stone. The basic plan of the construction is a quadrilateral. The four walls of which are to the height of about 2 m. and built of slabs of stone and mortar. To one side is a door with a sky light above it. The base of stone supports the foundation for the dome constructed of slabs of stone and mortar. Rising to a height of about 4 m. this foundation bends to internally from the dome in the upper segment. The same is most probably a relic of the Sassanide era.
The township of Qazvin is bounded by Mazandaran and Gilan provinces on the north, the township of Takestan to the west, and to Bo'inn Zahra in the south, whereas the province of Tehran is to its east. The northern region of township is occupied by the Alborz Mountains ...
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