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
Kharbas Caves – Qeshm
Kharbas Cave is one of the tourist attractions of Qeshm and the sights of Hormozgan Province in the south of Iran. The cave is fifteen kilometers from Qeshm on the right hand of Qeshm Road to Kharbas Village and Ramcheh Village.Signs of rock ...
Qeshm Geo Park – Qeshm
Along Qeshm Island, there are mountains whose height is rarely ever more than three hundred meters. The length of these mountains from east to west of the island almost equals the length of Qeshm Island which is about one hundred and ten ...
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.
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.
Bibi Water Reservoir – Qeshm
The first water reservoir in Qeshm was constructed in the year 1202 AH. by the spouse of Sheikh Abdollah, (ruler of the times). Its ceiling has been repaired for several times. The architecture of this water reservoir is interesting.
Laft Village – Qeshm
The architectural facets of the dwellings in this village display interesting points. The main feature here are the traditional air vents or ventilators in various sizes. The constructions or houses are built close together and the streets are ...
Bibi Mariyam Pilgrimage – Qeshm
This mausoleum is located in the village of Turiyan of Qeshm Island and the major portion of its construction is with cobbled and slabs of stone. This is possibly a relic from the Ilkhanan era.There is also an ancient graveyard surrounding this ...
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. ...