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Qom Jame' Mosque

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Qom Jame' Mosque

Related to Qom city (located in Qom province)
The said mosque has been constructed on a rectangular plan. The main skeleton of the dome is related to the early mid 6th century and ranks second in antiquity to the old Jame' mosque of Qom. According to valid historical records the current dome dates back to 529 AH. Its tall south facing porch and colored encrustation of plasterwork of the dome is related to the Safavid period. The construction of the northern porch and nocturnal areas in an east-west direction are of the Qajar era.
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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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