Qom

Qom is one of the holiest cities in Iran and the middle East and is entrenched in centuries of history. The famous thing about Qom is the Fatima È Massummeh Shrine which is a highly respected shrine and a very clean place. Non-Muslims are allowed entry to the city , but they are not allowed entry in the holy shrine unless with a Muslim companion or guide.

Qom is the main city for religous studies in Iran for long. Hozeye-Elmiye-Qom is the largest Theology school in Iran. Right now many Senior ranking clerics of Shia Islam live in Qom.

Qom has many carpet and sweet shops. Qom is famous for it’s “sohan,” a flat sweet biscuit made of pistachios and saffron. “Gaz”, a nougat sweet is also available. Qom is also known for the unique and beautiful silk rugs which are famous worldwide for their unique silk and patterns. Naturally, as one of Islam’s holy cities there are numerous religious shops which sell religious books, versions of the Koran and compact discs.

Area: 730 km²
Weather: 7°C, Wind W at 11 km/h, 47% Humidity
Local time: Wednesday 9:25 AM
Population: 1.074 million
Area code: 25
Postal code: 37100
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Address:
4th floor, No.126, Darya blvd, Sharak Gharb, Tehran - Iran
Tel : 021-88561195-7
Fax: 021-88561194
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