Moveable properties in Qom made national heritage

May 11, 2021 - 21:23

TEHRAN –A total of 10 historical moveable properties in Qom province, have recently been inscribed on the national heritage list.

The Ministry of Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicrafts announced the inscriptions on Tuesday in a letter to the governor-general of the central province.

Ancient teapots, cups, vases, and pots, all discovered in the Sarm Tepe, an ancient hill near Kahak, are among the properties added to the prestigious list.

The ancient items are being kept in the historical Zand Mansion.

The country’s second-holiest city after Mashhad, Qom is home to both the magnificent shrine of Hazrat-e Masumeh (SA) and the major religious madrasas (schools).

Apart from sightseers and pilgrims who visit Qom to pay homage at the holy shrine, the city is also a top destination for Shiite scholars and students who come from across the world to learn Islamic studies at its madrasas and browse through eminent religious bookshops.

The city’s antiquity goes back to the Sassanid era (224 CE–651) and several historical mosques, mansions, and natural sceneries have been scattered across the city as well as towns and villages nearby.


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