Imamzadeh Yahya ibn-e Zeid (Emamzadeh Yahyebne Zeid) is located on the southwest side of Gonbad Kavus (Gonbad Kavoos). This was once the site of Jorjan, a city destroyed by barbarian sieges in the 13th and 15th centuries and now just a very minor archaeological site.
Yahya ibn Zayd was grandson of Imam al-Sajjad (also known as Emam Zayn al-Abidin the fourth Muslim Imam) who fled from Kufa to Khorasan after the martyrdom of his father, Zayd ibn-e Ali.
The township of Gonbad Kavoos is the biggest township of Golestan province regarding the area. This township is neighbors with Turkmenistan in the north and is limited by Khorassan province in the east, Minoo Dasht and Ali Abad at the south, Gorgan and Bandar Turkaman in ...
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