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Alborz in the region of Qom is a place located in Iran - some 71 mi (or 115 km) South of Tehran, the country's capital.

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Local time in Alborz is now 09:27 AM (Saturday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tehran" with an UTC offset of 3.5 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Qeshlaq-e Safarabad, Dudkesh, Tehran, Sari, Sanandaj or Eslamabad. While being here, you might want to check out Malekabad, Alborz, Qeshlaq-e Malek Qal'eh, Sharifabad, Qal'eh Soltan Baji and Qeshlaq-e Alborz as well. We discovered some clips posted online. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Washed away by a small torrent of water

04:24 min ( October 26, 2012 by Ali Seraj)
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5 years ago my 5 year nephew was nearly washed away by a small torrent of water in the city of Qom Iran,after being saved by my son he took his revenge by beating and kicking the water! everybody was ...

Qom 2008 IRAN

00:40 min ( December 03, 2008 by noveofree)
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Viaggio in Iran

19-Jan-2012 Roza of Bibi Masooma Salamul...

04:18 min ( April 24, 2012 by hussaini110786)
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19-Jan-2012 Roza of Bibi Masooma SalamullahiAlaiha in the holy city of Qom

QOM CITY Fatima Masumeh Shrine

02:31 min ( April 23, 2012 by newssos)
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Fatima Masumeh Shrine in Qom Tehran. İran'ın Kum Şehri'nde yer alan Masume Türbesi

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Interesting facts about this location

Fatima Masumeh Shrine

The shrine of Fatema Mæ'sume is located in Qom which is considered by Shia Muslims to be the second most sacred city in Iran after Mashhad. Much of the shrine complex was first built by Shah Abbas I in the early 17th century. The shrine has attracted to itself dozens of seminaries and religious schools. The shrine is also depicted on the reverse of the Iranian 50 rials coin, issued since 2004. Also buried within the shrine are three daughters of ninth, Twelver Shī‘ah Imām, Muhammad at-Taqī.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 34.73, 50.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 8 mi away.
Tags:17th-century architecture, Cemeteries in Iran, Mosques in Iran, Qom Province, Safavid architecture, Shia cemeteries, Shia shrines, Ziyarat


Jamkaran is a village in Qanavat Rural District, in the Central District of Qom County, Qom Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 8,368, in 1,747 families. Jamkaran is located on the outskirts of Qom, and is the site of the Jamkaran Mosque, a popular pilgrimage site for Shi'ite Muslims. Local belief has it that the Twelfth Imam (Muhammad al-Mahdi) — a messiah figure Shia believe will lead the world to an era of universal peace — once appeared and offered prayers at Jamkaran.

More reading: Jamkaran homepage
Located at 34.73, 50.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:Mosques in Iran, Populated places in Qom Province, Qom County, Safavid architecture

University of Qom

University of Qom is a state university located in Qom. Established in 1980 by Mohammad Beheshti and Mohammad Javad Bahonar. The university offers degrees in five colleges. Following an endorsement by the High Council of the Revolution and under the supervision of the Society of Seminary Teachers of Qom, the University of Qom was founded in 1358/1979 under the name “The High Educational and Legal School of the Seminarians”.

More reading: University of Qom homepage
Located at 34.73, 50.97 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:Educational institutions established in 1980, Universities in Iran