Tourist Attraction

Aveh Caravansary

in Qom city | Qom province
Tourist Attraction

Aveh Caravansary

Related to Qom city (located in Qom province)
This caravansary is located to the south of the Qom - Saveh Road. This brick structure, related to the Saljuqi era, and was planned on a four porch basis. In the four corners of the courtyard of the same are four chambers with arched ceilings, but their areas and material used for the walls differ. Alcoves can be noted within the walls of these chambers, and these seem to be locations for wall heaters. In the central portion of the structure, is a stairway leading to an underground water reservoir with two air ventilators.
It is said that the city of Qom existed in the pre-Islamic ages, whereas, some believe that the same belongs to the post Islamic times. Kom was the name of the ancient rampart of the city of Qom, thus, the Arabs called it Qom (or Ghom).
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