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.
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 Archaeological City and Caves – Qeshm
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Barkh Mosque – Qeshm
The original construction of this mosque can be related to the early Islamic period, coinciding with the times of the conquests of the ports and islands of Iran by Amr-ebne-Aas.This relic was built under his command in the Koosheh Village 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.
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 ...
Kharbas Village – Qeshm
The ancient village of Kharbas is on Qeshm Island and located on the fork road of Qeshm -Dargahan. Nestling in the heights of this village are historical evidences revealing architectural effects in the rocks.Some believe this to be the place of ...