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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
Harra (Mangrove) protected area – Qeshm
Harra Protected Area and the International Khor Khoran Lagoon is a collection of green Mangrove or Harra coastal trees which are located arund Qeshm Island, Bandar-e Pol, Hormoz Island and Khamir Island in Hormozgan Province and are considered the ...