The Alavian Dome


Brick facade of the historic Gonbad-e Alavian Tomb, Hamadan, Hamedan, Iran, Persia, Asia


Alavian Dome (Gonbad-e-Alavian) is a four sided interesting 12th century mausoleum belonging  to the late Sejluk period. On the exterior ,it resembles the Gonbad-e-Sorkh of Maragheh. Inside this Dervish Monastry, taken over by the powerful Alavi family ruling Hamedan for two centuries is decorated by the same type of gypsum moldings of Heydarieh Mosque of Qazvin.


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