There is a small island situated opposite Bandar Laft, between Laft and Khamir, known as Andarabi Island.
To the south east of this island is the above mentioned pilgrimage site. Presently, this island is devoid of inhabitants, but the site is held in great respect by fishermen and navigators.
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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Koolqan Hill – Qeshm
On one of the hills of Koolqan, is the remnants of a water canal, which is in suitable condition. The same has stone walls to the length of more than 100 m. which is an interesting feature by itself.In another section of this hill is a graveyard ...
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 ...
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.
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.