Tourist Attraction

Kehak Village

in Qom city | Qom province
Tourist Attraction

Kehak Village

Related to Qom city (located in Qom province)
The said village lies in the foothills and is located 30 km. to the south of Qom. This village has a moderate and dry climate. The most interesting feature of this vicinity is the presence of the ancient house of Molla Sadra (a famous philosopher of Iran). Besides which, there is the Kehak cave, one of the natural and historical relics accounted for in the province. In this village there is an Imamzadeh called 'Imamzadeh Mohammad', which is highly respected by the inhabitants and those of the surrounding villages.
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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