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
Haj Fath Ali Beig (Pamenar) School – Semnan
The same is located in the Qeysariyeh locality, opposite the northern entrance of the Jame' Mosque. This structure was constructed in the year 1118 AH. by Haj Fath Ali Beig Qajar, during the reign of Shah Soltan Hossain Safavid.
Lasjerd Shah Abbasi Caravansary – Semnan
This caravansary is located in the village of Lasjerd of Semnan, and is a structure related to Shah Abbas Safavid I. It has two porches and a large courtyard with 24 rooms or chambers around it. The two porches are situated to the east and west of ...
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 ...
Payqambaran (Profets) Mausoleum – Semnan
The same is situated on an elevation, 18 km. from Semnan. This mausoleum is that of the offspring or (two sons) of the Prophet Noah (AS). The structure comprises of a tomb, which is square in shape with a latticed worked wooden chest on it. The dome ...
Ahowan Shah Soleimani Caravansary – Semnan
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 ...
Salt Dolphins – Semnan
Salt Dolphins located 48km south east of Semnan.
Nasar Water Reservoir – Semnan
The same is another important water reservoir of Semnan and is a relic of the Qajar dynasty. The same has a large gateway resting on two brick pillars. This water reservoir has wide stone stairs, a high roof with a dome having a large sky-light so ...
Hazrat Yahya-ebne Moosa Mausoleum – Semnan
This mausoleum is situated to the south west of the 'Tekiyeh' Pahneh in the southern bazaar of Semnan. Hazrat Yahya is the offspring of Hazrat Moosa Bin Ja'far. The same comprises of a huge dome, a porch with tile work and a large courtyard.The ...