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Barkh Mosque

in Qeshm Island city | Hormozgan province
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Barkh Mosque

Related to Qeshm Island (located in Hormozgan province)
The original construction of this mosque can be related to the early Islamic period, coinciding with the times of the conquests of the ports and islands of Iran by Amr-ebne-Aas. This relic was built under his command in the Koosheh Village of Qeshm. The mosque was repaired once in the year 244 AH. In the year 737 AH. it underwent renovations under the orders of Soltan Fathollah, a descendant of Soltan Mahmud who was possibly one of the monarchs of Hormoz or Larestan.
Qeshm Island is situated to the north of Hormoz Strait, and the city of Qeshm is located in the southeast of this Island. This region has a warm and humid climate and is somewhat a lengthy island.

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