Tomb Of Anonymous Martyrs a delightful landscape
Duration Of Visit
0.5 To 1 Hour
Best Seasons To Visit
Fadak Forest Park, Qazvin, Qazvin Province, Iran
Time To Read: 5 Minutes
Also known as
- Symbol Of Anonymous Martyrs
- Grave Of Anonymous Martyrs
Geographical location of Tomb Of Anonymous Martyrs
History and culture of Tomb Of Anonymous Martyrs
Its construction began at 1387 after the funeral of eight anonymous martyrs at 1381 by the suggestion of Ministry of Roads & Urban Development to build a tall monument because of its location in a specific place. This element was inaugurated in Qazvin's Fadak Park at the same time as martyr's commemoration day, Esfand 22, 1392.
Architecture of Tomb Of Anonymous Martyrs
Its land is 400 square meters which 890 cubic meters black concrete and 950 square meters white concrete has been used for its construction. Simple elements are used in this building and with get inspired of Iranian architecture and metaphoric of classical element (typically refer to the concepts of earth, water, air, fire, and (later) aether) and chahartaq (literally meaning "having four arches" in Persian language, is an architectural unit consisted of four barrel vaults and a dome) and also due to the extraversion and introversion, have paid attention to concept of growth, eloquence, freedom and defense.
This building has 4 arches in the façade and another 4 inside; altogether it has 8 arches at all which built as a symbol of 8 years of Iran–Iraq War and 8 anonymous buried martyrs here. This building look like tulip (symbol of martyrs in Iran) and there is direction of qibla (the direction that should be faced when a Muslim prays during ṣalāh (the second of the Five Pillars in the Islamic faith, and an obligatory religious duty for every Muslim)) in the middle of the 2 southwest arches which so valuable.
Tips and ideas
This tomb located at the top of the city (aka Roof of Qazvin) where you can see whole the city under your feet. You'll find a magnificent view in summer's sunset and spring's amazing seasons. After visiting here you can go sightseeing in Fadak Park. A fabulous park where you can find a comfy place to read or listen to a soothing song. You can walk with your friend and enjoy this delightful landscape where make you fresh. You can also take picnic and make your day memorable. Take your camera to record your great moments. You'll find traditional restaurant there and you can try Iranian food.
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