Historical Places

Ganj Ali Khan Square, Kerman

Tuesday, 01 January 2008 18:35 administrator
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Around this oval square some elements of the city have taken shape so that, to the three sides of the square stands the bazaar of Kerman. In the other side is the Ganj Ali Khan School. The presence of a bath, water reservoir, mint, bazaars and Chahar Sooq, amass to form a complete aggregate. The architectural affects displayed around the square are also a source of fascination. This square covers an area of 5,346 sq. m. (Its length and breadth being 100 x 54 m. approximately).

Abbas Abad Ice-Pit, Rafsanjan

Tuesday, 01 January 2008 18:34 administrator
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The same is located near the city of Rafsanjan, and the founder of this structure was Haj Aqa Ali Rafsanjani. (The founder of the aggregate of Haj Ali Kermani). This structure comprises of a tall rampart with an ice reservoir constructed of sun dried bricks, and also displays decorative affects. This structure is on record .

Kerman Bazaar Aggregate, Kerman

Tuesday, 01 January 2008 18:33 administrator
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The Bazaar-e-Bozorg (Grand Bazaar) of Kerman lies between the Arq and Moshtaqiyeh squares of Kerman city. The bazaar comprises of various rows or alleys such as Arg, Ganj Ali Khan, Ekhtiyari, Sardari, Vakil, Attari, Qadam Gah and Mozaffari rows.

Shahzadeh Hossein Jowpar Tomb, Kerman

Tuesday, 01 January 2008 18:30 administrator
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 The said tomb is situated in the Jowpar district of Kerman, and this pilgrimage site is relative to the Safavid period. It was repaired and completed during the Qajar period. There is also a caravansary in its vicinity. The structure comprises of a courtyard, sepulchre, dome and a porch. The same is on historical record.

Shah Nematollah-e-Vali Tomb, Kerman

Tuesday, 01 January 2008 18:29 administrator
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Shah Nematollah-e-Vali was the head of the Ellahiyeh (730-834 AH.), and was one of the reputed Gnostics of the first half of the 9th century AH. His tomb and Khaneqah (or a kind of monastery) is located in the town of Mahan (Kerman). The Hezar Shah structure is the axis of this aggregate, and its primary construction dates back to the year 840 AH. Ahmad Shah Bahmani (of the Bahmaniyeh Dynasty) was responsible for the expenditure. Sections were added to this in later periods.

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