Tourist Attraction

Miarkesheh Graveyard

in Roodsar city | Gilan province
Tourist Attraction

Miarkesheh Graveyard

Related to Roodsar city (located in Gilan province)
This cemetry is situated on the outskirts of the Komani village, in the plains of 'Miarkesheh'. The same encompasses an aggregate of tombs related to the Sassanide period. Objects such as silver coins, related to the late Sassanide era, that is from the reigns of Hormoz IV and Yazdgerd III (632-651 AD), have been discovered in this vicinity.Besides which, weapons made of bronze and iron in various shapes have also come to hand. In order to cover the tombs, slabs of stone have been laid in layers. Articles within the tomb were either placed above the head or facing the deceased.
Enjoying a moderate and humid climate, the township of Roodsar is located in a verdant plain 326 km. from Tehran and to the south of the Caspian Sea. According to valid historical documents, the ancient name of Roodsar was "Koutum", which was a small city in Rankooh. The ...
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