Related to Marand city (located in East Azarbaijan province)
Marand Jame Mosque most probably originally this mosque was a fire-temple in Sassanian era. Due to upheavals this fire-temple was converted into a church. After the victory of the muslims, the same was changed into a mosque in the 3rd century AH. This mosque has oriental and spectacular architecture.
Marand is among major cities in East Azerbaijan province. It is located in the north-west of capital of the province Tabriz. Marand has been known by various names in history, such as Maryana, Mandagarana, and Maranda.
The Jame' Mosque of Saveh is one of the valuable relics of the Saljuqi period. This was constructed in the 6th century AH., coinciding with the establishment of the city ...MORE
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