Chehel Sotoun Mosque which is one of the most important mosques in Zanjan and the most famous Howze Elmiyeh in the Qajar era is located in bazaar of Zanjan. The mosque is in the southeast of Seyed Zanjan Mosque, and is built as a four-balcony style.
According to the inscriptions in Chehel Sotoun Mosque, this building was built by a scholar, Mola Ali Gharpoozabadi in 1284 AD. From different parts of the mosque, we can mention the courtyard and shabestan, which are all known as the Chehel-Soton Mosque due to the high number of columns. As the decoration of Chehel Sotoun mosque, the beautiful and unique tiling art is exclusive. This mosque was restored in 1953 by Amir Afshar-Khan.
The township of Zanjan is composed of two large valleys known as 'Zanjan Rood' and 'Sefid Rood'. In between which the Qanavol and Angooran Mountains lie. Zanjan has moderate summers and cold winters. The distance between Zanjan and Tehran is 328 km. Zanjan ...
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