Hajar Khatoon Mosque

Hajar Khatoon Mosque

Hajar Khatoon Mosque (in Kurdish: مزگت هاجه رخاتوون, in Persian: مسجد هاجرخاتون) is architecturally a unique and ancient Muslim mosque (now a tourist destination) in the city of Sanandaj in the Iranian Kurdistan.

Hajar Khatoon Mosque was built more than hundred years ago by Haj Sheikh Shokrollah who was a very prominent Sunni cleric or Sheikh in that region.

Shrine

In 813 AD and after the death of Hajar Khatoon; daughter of Seventh Shīˤa Imām and sister of eighth Shīˤa Imām, A shrine was built to commemorate her memory and later it became a place where pilgrims from all over the country come to visit.

See also

* Kurdistan
* List of famous mosques
* Iranian architecture

References

* Cultural Heritage and Tourism; Kurdistan Province
* [http://www.kurdistanmiras.ir/English01/arceologoy/010tomb.htm Hajar Khatoon Tomb]


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