Jamkaran Castle (Gabri Castle) - Near Qom
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Jamkaran Castle

in Qom city | Qom province
Tourist Attraction

Jamkaran Castle

Related to Qom city (located in Qom province)
The Jamkaran castle lies 6 km. east of Qom, and in the village of Jamkaran. This castle is also known as the "Gabri castle" and is a remnant of the pre-Islamic age. The same was utilized in the Islamic period too, and the inhabitants of this vicinity relate the structure to Jamshid Shah era, the Pishdadi monarch. The structure is a square one and constructed of sun-baked bricks and clay. In some sections, its current elevation rises to a height of 10 m. At present it is in a state of ruins.
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Jamkaran Castle (Gabri Castle) - Near Qom
Jamkaran Castle (Gabri Castle) - Near Qom
Jamkaran Castle (Gabri Castle) - Near Qom
Jamkaran Castle (Gabri Castle) - Near Qom
It is said that the city of Qom existed in the pre-Islamic ages, whereas, some believe that the same belongs to the post Islamic times. Kom was the name of the ancient rampart of the city of Qom, thus, the Arabs called it Qom (or Ghom).
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