Qom Iran



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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.

The nearest and most easily accessible international airport is Tehran's Imam Khomeini International Airport (IATA. IKA. ICAO. OIIE ), which is due to replace the older Mehrabad International Airport (IATA. THR. ICAO. OIII ).

There are train routes which take you from Tehran and other nearby cities such as Arak. Yazd and Isfahan.




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