Aladdin shrine tower or Alaoddoleh Tower with 17 m. height is located to the north of the Varamin Jame Mosque. It was constructed in 680 AH. The architecture of tower is combination of Monqol's and those of "Aq Qoyonloo" and "Qarah Qoyonloo" architectures.
Varamin is believed to be the ancient city of Varena, which is mentioned in Avesta. The four-cornered citadel near the city is known as Citadel of Iraj by locals, Iraj was son of Thraetaona and that improves the city's relation to the ancient Varena.
Dovecotes (Kaboutarkhaneh or Pigeon Towers) or such turrets are in plenty in the agricultural vicinities of Isfahan (Esfahan). These have been built with the purpose of collecting ...MORE
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