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 iconic Qajar-era city gate, with appealing tile murals adorning the northern facade.
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).
Imamzadeh Yahya – Semnan
Fronted with splendid blue tiling and filled with dazzling mirror-mosaics, this mostly contemporary imamzadeh just off the bazaar entombs Yahya bin Musa Kazim, one of the brothers of the eighth imam.The men's side prayer hall is floored in ...
Karkhaneh Water Reservoir – Semnan
The said is one of the beautiful water reservoirs in the area and is in the vicinity of a textile factory. This structure was built in the year 1931 by Haj Ali Naqi Kashani, a trader of great repute. Its doorway is beautifully adorned with intricate ...
Semnan Bazaar – Semnan
This bazaar was constructed in the early Qajar period, and comprises of two sections, named as the northern and western sectors. The northern segment is vast, having numerous rows and alleys.Besides which there are three public bathes, five ...
Sheikh Alaoddoleh Semnani Tomb – Semnan
This tomb is located in the village of Sufi Abad (Semnan), and is a remnant from the reign of Soltan Mohammad Khodabandeh. The structure is of sun baked bricks. To the same, the Sheikh added the 'Khaneqah' or a kind of monastery, and continued to ...
Sheikh Alaodowleh Bazaar – Semnan
Due to the construction of a road, this bazaar has been divided into two. The same dates to the 8th century AH. and was constructed by the reputed Gnostic Sheikh Alaoddoleh Semnani. During the Qajar era the same was repaired and even in the recent ...
Peer Najmedin Tomb – Semnan
Located in the city of Semnan, this is a remnant of the Mongol period. The same consists of a porch and a dome. The porch is south facing and is connected to the site of the tomb, which is on a lower level than the porch itself. The grave is a ...
Talkhab Mineral Spring- Semnan
This spring is located 6 km. west of Lasjerd village of Semnan. It comprises of two springs. The water from these springs are used for bathing purposes and for the treatment of headaches, eye aches, allergy and jaundice.