“The religious capital of Iran and the cultural pole.” It’s how The city of Qom is famous about. Qom is also known as the capital of Iran’s silk carpet, the computer products center of Iran, the world’s capital of Shia media and the second capital of the Iranian child’s culture and literature region, the motorcycle industry in Iran, the Islamic science software manufacturing hub, one of the three poles of bag and shoes production in Iran, The second post of the book publishing after Tehran and the largest publication pole of religious books in the Middle East .
Most of the residents of the Muslim city and Shi’a are twelve Imams, and a number of Zoroastrian and Christian religious minorities live in the city of Qom too. Qom With the population of 1, 074, 036 people in the city, is ranked the eighth most populous city in Iran.
This city is placed the Tomb Lady Fatemeh Masoumeh, daughter of Musa bin Ja’far, the seventh Shiite leader and has traditionally been the residence of many high-ranking Shiite clerics, and is the largest Islamic seminary in Iran and the center for the management of the Islamic seminary is in this city. The reason for the pilgrimage importance of this city is in the first place related to the mosque of Fatemeh Masoumeh, and then due to the existence of numerous Alawites and descendants of the Imams and also the Jamkran mosque. The city is the second Iranian city of pilgrimage after Mashhad.
The creation of architectural treasures around Lady Fatima Masoumeh’s mosque in Qom dates back to the second half of the 2nd century AH. Based on authentic historical books, this building was renewed by the Amir Abolfazl Iraqi in the mid-fifth century from the rejal(Men) of the Seljuk Tugrul period. With the onset of the rule of the Safavid Dynasty, Qom was noticed more. In the Qajar era, Fath ‘Ali Shah (king)showed more attention to the martyr Lady Fatemeh Masoumeh in Qom as most of the shrine’s current decorations belong to that period. Azam Mosque is located west of the shrine of Lady Fatemeh Masoumeh, and it was built on the orders of Seyed Hossein Tabatabaei Boroujerdi. This mosque was built in the year 1374 AH by Hussein ibn Mohammad, a famous architect named Lorzadeh. This mosque, named for the great mosque, is called the Grand Mosque, is among the three mosques. The nave and dome of this mosque are decorated with tiled mosaics. Astana Moghaddas museum is one of the oldest Iranian museums which opened in November 1314 in the inner area of the shrine of Fatemeh Masoumeh and the current location of the mosque of Martyr Motahhari and was transferred to the current location in Astaneh Square in April of 1361. After the construction of the museum, part of the works of the Beyothat shrine was also transferred to the museum. Some of the works were also transferred to the museum from some of Bekaa, around Qom. The museum has an area of about 1,000 square meters and includes two floors and two showrooms, as well as administrative, museum, repository works, security and security, and is equipped with protective systems.
Linear Quran, Historical Issues, Various Tiles of Islamic Courses, Pottery, Glassware, Artwork, Carving Works, Paintings, Metalwork, Handmade Fabrics, Handmade Carpets and All Types of Doors, Types of Seals and Opal, Linear and Illumination Plates, Chinese Containers The various types of stamps and Iranian and foreign bills, as well as shellfish and sea creatures, are the most important parts of the collection of works of the museum. The oldest part of the museum’s art is the Baptismal Blessed Christ, which relates to the ancient Silk district of Kashan, and some also belong to the ancient region of Qom, which belongs to the first and second millennia BC. Below are listed some of the historical, cultural and religious places to visit in Qom.
Jameh Mosque and Jahangirian religious school-Emamm Hassan Asgari Mosque-Jamkaran Mosque-Fath Ali Shah (Ghajar King) tomb-the Ghajar King Mohammad shah Tomb-Shah Abbas Safavid Tomb-Shah Soleyman Tomb-Gonbad E Sabz Garden-Khaje Asil O Din Tomb- Khaje Ali Safavi Tomb-northern Dome-Emam Zade Ali Ibn Jafar Tomb-Emam Zade Hamze Tomb-Seyed Hassan Boroojerdies historical House -Yazdan Panah’s Historical House 0Astane Moghadas Museum.