This ancient city is related to the Sassanid 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.
About Qeshm (Gheshm) Island
Qeshm (or Gheshm), formerly also known as Kishm, is an Iranian island in the Strait of Hormuz. Qeshm Island is located a few kilometers off the southern coast of Iran (Persian Gulf), opposite the port cities of Bandar Abbas and Bandar Khamir.The average temperature on the island is approximately 27 °C (81 °F). The warmest months are June through August, and the coldest from October to January.Historical records concerning the Qeshm ...read more about Qeshm (Gheshm) Island
Qeshm (Gheshm) Island Attractions
Kharbez Water Reservoir – Qeshm
The above mentioned is located near the archaeological 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 Sassanid era. The same was in a state of ruins, but in ...
Qeshm Island – Qeshm
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. ...
Hengam Island – Qeshm
A small and visitable island attracts the eyes for its elegance in the south part of Iran which is called Hengam.The coral island of Hengam is located in the southern part of Qeshm Island. The azure waters of the Persian Gulf and different types ...
Qeshm Traditional Bazaar – Qeshm
This 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 Jame’ Mosque – Qeshm
The said mosque 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.
Stars Valley – Qeshm
Stars Valley on Qeshm with a historical background of about two million years have been created as a result of soil, stone and sand erosion caused by the wind, rain and shower. The valley is a rare natural masterpiece on the beautiful island of ...
Shah Shahid Pilgrimage – Qeshm
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 4 m x 3 m.
Sinkoo Village – Qeshm
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 ...