Tourist Attraction

Mahd-e-Oliya Tomb

in Qom city | Qom province
Tourist Attraction

Mahd-e-Oliya Tomb

Related to Qom city (located in Qom province)
Mahd-e-Oliya was the mother of Shah Abbas I. Her active presence in disposing and appointing officials as well as other affairs of the court is a stated fact. The mausoleum is situated to the west and rear of that of Mohammad Shah. This structure is cubical in shape with embossed and beautiful plaster work.
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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