The same was constructed in the year 1097 AH. during the reign of Shah Soleiman Safavid. being located in the village of Ahovan which was on the way to Mashad, pilgrims on their way to Mashad used to halt here in olden times. The courtyard of this caravansary is rectangular in shape and is surrounded by 24 rooms.
Semnan is the capital city of Semnan Province, Iran.Semnan is located 216 kilometers east of Tehran in north central Iran. It is home to Semnani languages and is known as Seman locally.The city offer various recreational activities, historical and religious sites, festivals, gardens and parks, colleges and universities, and Semnani culture. The city serves as the cultural and political capital of the Semnan Province. The city's main ...read more about Semnan
Imamzadeh Shahzadeh Zeid Spring – Semnan
This spring is situated in the village by the same name. Hordes of people visit here in the summer for leisure purposes as well as for pilgrimage at the mausoleum of Imamzadeh Mohammad Zeid (AS).
Semnan Jame’ Mosque – Semnan
This mosque was constructed in the 1st century AH. on the site of the ruins of an ancient fire-temple. Evidences can be noted here from the Mongol and Teimoorid periods. Its tall brick made porch on the western side of the courtyard, was constructed ...
Interesting Bazaar – Semnan
Semnan's cross-shaped covered-bazaar marks the old heart of the city. While far less extensive than the great bazaars of Kerman or Tabriz, there is plenty of 19th-century vaulting and the north-south section (bisected by Imam Khomeini St) links two ...
Bastam Jame’ Mosque – Semnan
The said mosque is located at a distance of 200 m. from the tomb of Bayazid to the south of Bastam.The same comprises of two sections. One is the square courtyard with an altar which is intricately and artistically adorned with a master-piece of ...
Darvaze Arg – Semnan
The northern city gate, Darvaza-e Arg, was built by Naser-o-din Shah. In the upper part of the gate pictures a scene from Shahname, Rostam fighting the white devil.Spiked with blue-tiled baby minarets, Darvaza-e Arg is Semnan’s dinky but ...
Jame Mosque of Semnan – Semnan
Jameh Mosque of Semnan is a valuable ancient monument in Semnan. This mosque has undergone many changes over time. According to historical texts, this monument goes back to Century 3 AH, and it was expanded in Seljuk, Ilkhanid, and Timurid ...
Peer-e-Alamdar Mausoleum – Semnan
This mausoleum is located in the Hakim Ellahi Ave., of Semnan. The same has been constructed of sun baked bricks along with brick, and is cubical shaped externally. The porch is semi circular, and simple in architecture. The tomb is located in a ...
Namak Dareh Mineral Spring – Semnan
This spring is located near the village of Biabanak, south of Sorkheh city. The water of this spring gushes out between mounds of salt. Bathing in these waters proves good for back and leg-aches.