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Tourist attractions in QESHM ISLAND (city)

More information about Khorbas Cave in Qeshm Island
Khorbas Cave
in Qeshm Island City
The ancient village of Kharbas located on the fork road of Qeshm - Dargahan in Qeshm Island. Nestling in the heights of this village are historical evidences revealing architectural ... MORE
In Qeshm Island's southeast you'll find this almost vertical limestone cliff pockmarked with caves. They are said to have sheltered local villagers seeking refuge from pirates and bandits raiding the island in the past centuries.
More information about Qeshm Portuguese Castle in Qeshm Island
Qeshm Portuguese Castle
in Qeshm Island City
Portuguese Castle in Qeshm Island was built in the year 1030 AH. to the north east of this island in Persian Gulf under the decree of the Spanish monarch of the times. This Castle ... MORE
Was constructed under the orders of Afonso de Albuquerque, the Portuguese conqueror
More information about Valley of the Stars in Qeshm Island
Valley of the Stars
in Qeshm Island City
Once upon a time in Qeshm Island in Iran, a star fell down from the sky and hit the ground right in the heart and shaped a giant, mysterious, and weird valley which we call it Stars ... MORE
One of the most spectacular natural sites on Qeshm Island, features a series of majestic gorges and canyons that were formed over centuries by erosion. Wandering amid the valley is a magical experience – it's like stepping into a Salvador Dalí painting.
More information about Namakdan Salt Cave in Qeshm Island
Namakdan Salt Cave
in Qeshm Island City
Namakdan Salt Cave (Namak Cave) in Qeshm Island With a length of six kilometers, The worlds largest salt cave is filled with fragile salt sculptures, salt rivers, and huge salt megadomes. ... MORE
Namakdan Cave in Qeshm Island is one of the masterpieces of creation. The cave is an appropriate place for treating those who suffer from asthma and respiratory problems. With a height of 237 meters and length of over 6,000 meters, this natural attraction is considered as the largest salt cave worldwide.
More information about Chahkooh Canyon in Qeshm Island
Chahkooh Canyon
in Qeshm Island City
Chahkooh valley or Chahkooh canyon is located in 70 kilometres from city of Qeshm and next to “Chahoo Sharghi” (Eastern Chahoo) village. It’s believed that Qeshm Island has seven wonders, ... MORE
Chahkuh gorge is on the north-western part of the island not far from Table Village. This Geosite is an exceptional example of erosion through rainstorm water. Heavy rainstorms (that are also rare) quickly flush water through geological structures. Erosion however has been a secondary factor in forming this beautiful valley In fact, it has primarily been affected by the Salt Dome and related anticline.
More information about Jame Mosque Of Qeshm in Qeshm Island
Jame Mosque Of Qeshm
in Qeshm Island City
Jame Mosque Of Qeshm (Masjid-e Jame-ye Gheshm) was constructed in the year 1202 AH., and is a memorial of 'Sooqiyeh' the spouse of the ruler of the times in Qeshm. The mosque ... MORE
Jame Mosque Of Qeshm (Masjid-e Jame-ye Gheshm) was constructed in the year 1202 AH., and is a memorial of 'Sooqiyeh' the spouse of the ruler of the times in Qeshm. The mosque has a rectangular shaped nocturnal area, with 16 columns in two rows.
More information about Qeshm Traditional Bazaar in Qeshm Island
Qeshm Traditional Bazaar
in Qeshm Island City
Qeshm Traditional Bazaar (Gheshm Old Bazaar) is one of the most interesting bazaars in south of Iran, and is according to the traditional style. A part of this bazaar is covered. Qeshm ... MORE
Qeshm Traditional Bazaar (Gheshm Old Bazaar) is one of the most interesting bazaars in south of Iran, and is according to the traditional style. A part of this bazaar is covered. Qeshm Old Bazaar is one of the major historical sites of Qeshm Island and was built in 1911. It is known as the oldest bazaar ...
More information about Tomb of Bibi Maryam in Qeshm Island
Tomb of Bibi Maryam
in Qeshm Island City
Bibi Maryam Tomb (Tomsenati Tomb) is located in the village of Turiyan of Qeshm Island and the major portion of its construction is with cobbled and slabs of stone. This is possibly ... MORE
Bibi Maryam Tomb (Tomsenati Tomb) is located in the village of Turiyan of Qeshm Island and the major portion of its construction is with cobbled and slabs of stone. This is possibly a relic from the Ilkhanan era. There is also an ancient graveyard surrounding this structure, with tomb stones having ...
More information about Qeshm natural attractions in Qeshm Island
Qeshm natural attractions
in Qeshm Island City
This island lies to the north of Hormoz Strait, its length being 115 km. and its width ranging from 10-35 km. The city of Qeshm is its center, the same being in the northeast of this ... MORE
This island lies to the north of Hormoz Strait, its length being 115 km. and its width ranging from 10-35 km. The city of Qeshm is its center, the same being in the northeast of this island with an area of 3 sq. km. and at an elevation of 10 m. above sea-level. A dolphin shaped island situated in the ...
More information about Laft Village in Qeshm Island
Laft Village
in Qeshm Island City
The architectural facets of the dwellings in this village display interesting points. The main feature here are the traditional air vents or ventilators in various sizes. The constructions ... MORE
The architectural facets of the dwellings in this village display interesting points. The main feature here are the traditional air vents or ventilators in various sizes. The constructions or houses are built close together and the streets are extremely narrow too. Historical relics in Laft are the ...
More information about Basaeidoo (Sinkoo) Village in Qeshm Island
Basaeidoo (Sinkoo) Village
in Qeshm Island City
This village is on the coastal area, and is one of the important and oldest villages in the township of Qeshm. It has a warm and dry climate. Due to the cape and suitable vegetation ... MORE
This village is on the coastal area, and is one of the important and oldest villages in the township of Qeshm. It has a warm and dry climate. Due to the cape and suitable vegetation coverage, wild life and birds such as herons and gulls form an important part of the natural surroundings. The historical ...
More information about Kharbez Water Reservoir in Qeshm Island
Kharbez Water Reservoir
in Qeshm Island City
The above mentioned is located near the archeological city of Kharbez, southwest of the Qeshm Island, between the city and a temple known as Mehri. This large reservoir is a remnant ... MORE
The above mentioned is located near the archeological city of Kharbez, southwest of the Qeshm Island, between the city and a temple known as Mehri. This large reservoir is a remnant from the Sassanide era. The same was in a state of ruins, but in recent years has undergone repairs to a greater extent.
More information about Bibi Water Reservoir in Qeshm Island
Bibi Water Reservoir
in Qeshm Island City
The first water reservoir in Qeshm was constructed in the year 1202 AH. by the spouse of Sheikh Abdollah, (ruler of the times). Its ceiling has been repaired for several times. The ... MORE
The first water reservoir in Qeshm was constructed in the year 1202 AH. by the spouse of Sheikh Abdollah, (ruler of the times). Its ceiling has been repaired for several times. The architecture of this water reservoir is interesting.
More information about Balatal Dam, Koolaqan in Qeshm Island
Balatal Dam, Koolaqan
in Qeshm Island City
In the Koolqan valley is the remnant of the Balatal dam. The lake of this dam has a length of 1,000 m. with the width of 500 m. This lake used to collect the rain water of the surrounding ... MORE
In the Koolqan valley is the remnant of the Balatal dam. The lake of this dam has a length of 1,000 m. with the width of 500 m. This lake used to collect the rain water of the surrounding valleys. The said dam is a relic of the Sassanid era and has a panoramic view.
More information about Kharbez Archaeological City in Qeshm Island
Kharbez Archaeological City
in Qeshm Island City
This ancient city is related to the Sassanide era, and till the 4th century AH. was a thriving city. Earthenware and other evidences have been found through surveys made here. The ... MORE
This ancient city is related to the Sassanide era, and till the 4th century AH. was a thriving city. Earthenware and other evidences have been found through surveys made here. The estimated length of this city is 7 km. and sweet-water was utilized here.
More information about Koolqan Hill in Qeshm Island
Koolqan Hill
in Qeshm Island City
On one of the hills of Koolqan, is the remnants of a water canal, which is in suitable condition. The same has stone walls to the length of more than 100 m. which is an interesting ... MORE
On one of the hills of Koolqan, is the remnants of a water canal, which is in suitable condition. The same has stone walls to the length of more than 100 m. which is an interesting feature by itself. In another section of this hill is a graveyard with two rows of tombs at a regular intervals of 2 m. ...
More information about Mitra Temple in Qeshm Island
Mitra Temple
in Qeshm Island City
Within a distance of 15 km. from the city of Qeshm, en route from the ancient vicinity of Kharbez to Bandar Sooza, there is a lengthy mountain range. In the heart of these mountains ... MORE
Within a distance of 15 km. from the city of Qeshm, en route from the ancient vicinity of Kharbez to Bandar Sooza, there is a lengthy mountain range. In the heart of these mountains are wonderful rocky effects of architecture. Access to this area can be gained by openings which are similar to caves. ...
More information about Barkh Mosque in Qeshm Island
Barkh Mosque
in Qeshm Island City
The original construction of this mosque can be related to the early Islamic period, coinciding with the times of the conquests of the ports and islands of Iran by Amr-ebne-Aas. This ... MORE
The original construction of this mosque can be related to the early Islamic period, coinciding with the times of the conquests of the ports and islands of Iran by Amr-ebne-Aas. This relic was built under his command in the Koosheh Village of Qeshm. The mosque was repaired once in the year 244 AH. In ...
More information about Shah Shahid Pilgrimage in Qeshm Island
Shah Shahid Pilgrimage
in Qeshm Island City
The same is located near the ancient city of Kharbez, beyond the Mehri Temple and on the edge of a precipice. It comprises of two inter-connecting rooms constructed of sun baked bricks ... MORE
The same is located near the ancient city of Kharbez, beyond the Mehri Temple and on the edge of a precipice. It comprises of two inter-connecting rooms constructed of sun baked bricks and clay, with an area of 4m x 3 m.
More information about Sheikh Andarabi Pilgrimage in Qeshm Island
Sheikh Andarabi Pilgrimage
in Qeshm Island City
There is a small island situated opposite Bandar Laft, between Laft and Khamir, known as Andarabi Island. To the south east of this island is the above mentioned pilgrimage site. Presently, ... MORE
There is a small island situated opposite Bandar Laft, between Laft and Khamir, known as Andarabi Island. To the south east of this island is the above mentioned pilgrimage site. Presently, this island is devoid of inhabitants, but the site is held in great respect by fishermen and navigators.
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