Imamzadeh Bibi Sakineh – Qazvin

Imamzadeh Bibi Sakineh – Qazvin


This tomb is located in the midst of the ruins of Sonqor Abad (old sector). The tomb comprises of two parts, i.e., the main shrine and the porch. The shrine is quadrangle in shape, and to the four sides of the structure are embedded arches which serve as skylights. Above these are contorted columns on all sides which supports a conical structure. The structure from a general point of view is oval or egg-shaped, and from the aspect of four corner works, it resembles Sassanid structures. The said structure is totally made of brick, and on the edge of the porch is a row of marble tombstones. Two dates are observed on these tombs, one being 922 AH. and the other 1145 AH.

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