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Seyyed Abadu Destination Guide

Delve into Seyyed Abadu in Iran!

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Seyyed Abadu in the region of Semnān is located in Iran - some 164 mi (or 263 km) East of Tehran, the country's capital.

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Current time in Seyyed Abadu is now 12:17 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tehran" with an UTC offset of 3.5 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Jannatabad, Sharifabad, Mohammadabad, Tehran, Solhabad or Isfahan. While being here, make sure to check out Zeynalabad, Sa'idabad, Baqerabad, Nezamabad, Majidabad and Zeylabad as well. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location


Abdia is a village in the country of Shahrestan, in the Semnan Province of Iran. The village is on the outskirts of the central city Damghan. The village has a subterranean water supply. The economy is based on agriculture and cattle. The old name of this village was watery. Watery is the name of the son of the Achaemenid kings who reigned for many years before the Damghan.

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Located at 36.02, 54.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Populated places in Iran

Tarikhaneh Temple

The Tarikhaneh Temple, also called the Tarikhaneh Mosque, is a Sassanid-era monument located on the southern limit of the present day city of Damghan, Iran. This structure was initially used as a Zoroastrian Fire Temple during the Sassanid period, however, after the fall of the Sassanid Empire it was rebuilt and converted into a mosque in the 8th century. The monument is, thus, known as the oldest mosque in Iran.

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Located at 36.02, 54.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Fire temples, Mosques in Iran, Sassanid architecture, Semnan Province


Gerdkuh or Girdkūh, a.k.a. Dej-e Gonbadān (دژ گنبدان, "fortress of the domes") is one of the main Ismaili's Hashshashin fortress used by Hassan-i Sabah and conquered by Hulagu Khan later. Due to circular shape of mountain peak, it was named Gerdkuh, Gerd for "circular" (round) and kuh for "mountain". This shape made it very difficult to access by invaders.

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Located at 36.02, 54.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.

856 Damghan earthquake

The 856 Damghan Earthquake or the 856 Qumis earthquake occurred on 22 December, 856 AD. The earthquake had an estimated magnitude of 7.9, and a maximum intensity of X (intense) on the Mercalli intensity scale. The meizoseismal area (area of maximum damage) extended for about 350 kilometres along the southern edge of the eastern Alborz mountains of present-day Iran including parts of Tabaristan and Gorgan.

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Located at 36.02, 54.32 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
Tags:856, 9th century in Asia, 9th-century earthquakes, Earthquakes in Iran, History of Semnan Province