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Jahangir Khan School

in Qom city | Qom province
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Jahangir Khan School

Related to Qom city (located in Qom province)
The same is located in the eastern section of the city, and is a school of the Safavid era. The structure went under repair during the Qajar period, thence it came to be known by the same name. Though this school is small, it is one of the reputed schools of Qom, nurturing many learned scholars from old times. The same was renovated during the period of Fathali Shah, and lately in the year 1994, during the times of Ayatollah Borujerdi. It is said that due to intricate architectural efforts this structure is unique and an outstanding one in Iran.
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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