According to historical facts, the same was the lodging of the 8th Imam of the Shiites during the presence of His Holiness to the city of Qom. The area near this vicinity is famously known as the Shah-e-Khorassan locality. On the premises of this school is a well which it is said that the 8th Imam (AS) bathed with its water. This structure has a tall porch, mosque and 24 chambers. Due to road construction nearly half of these evidences have been demolished, and presently only a minor portion remains.
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).
This relic of the 13th century AH. is located in Mostafa Khomeini Avenue. The founders of this mosque were Haj Mirza Hassan Khan Sepahsalar (Chancellor of Naseradin Shah ...MORE
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