Related to Abhar city (located in Zanjan province)
This Imamzadeh is located between the towns of Abhar and Takestan, he is said to be a descendent of Hazrat Ali Ben Abitaleb (AS). The facade of the Imamzadeh is octagonal, but internally it is square in shape and generally made of brick. It comprises of intricate architectural techniques and fine mirror work. The dome is finished in tile work and right around the mausoleum verses from the Holy Qoran can be noted. Architectural evidence show that this structure was built in the 9th century AH. and the artistic works probably date back to the late Safavid era.
Abhar or 'Abhar Chay' as is colloquially known is one of the most ancient regions of Iran. Existing evidences reveal that this area thrived and flourished in the 2nd millennium BC., the Medes were responsible for unifying various tribes then existing. It was during ...
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