Tourist & Resident Guide to Iran

Monday, November 22, 2010

Images of Masjid-e-Jamkaran Qom

Enjoy these photographs of Masjid-e-Jamkaran in the holy city of Qom, Iran.

The Masjid draws pilgrims from all parts of Iran as well as other countries.

Masjid-e-Jamkaran Qom Iran

The Masjid was built in the year 393 AH (1003 by the Gregorian calendar) by Hassan Bin Maslah by the order of Imam Madi (A.S), the Twelfth Imam of the Shia Isna Ashari (translated as followers of the Twelve Imams) Muslims.

Masjid-e-Jamkaran Qom Iran

The mosque is an architectural masterpiece which celebrates Persian art in every corner.


The mosque is a fifteen minute drive from Qom and the best way to reach the mosque is to take a taxi from outside the Roza-e-Masooma-e-Qum complex.

Masjid-e-Jamkaran Qom

Images by Mariam Noronha.

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Monday, November 01, 2010

Iran Weather Forecasts

A useful source of detailed weather information in English for Iran is the Iran Meteorological Organization's website

The site has forecasts for Iran's cities, satellite images, weather for road journeys and climate statistics.

Iran Weather Forecasts

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