Also known as: Sheikh Ali Khan Zanganeh Mosque, Masjed Sheikh Alikhan Zangene, Madreseye Abbas, Abbas School
Sheikh Ali Khan Zangeneh mosque is located in the central square of Tuyserkan city (Towiserkan), and is reputedly known as the 'Madresseh-ye Abbas' (Abbas School). This structure has an octagonal courtyard, with 36 chambers, that are the resident quarters of the clergy under tutorial there.
The mosque of this aggregate is located in the eastern sector of the courtyard. Some believe this mosque to be related to the Safavid era and some think it to be from the time of Sheikh Ali Khan Zanganeh, a minister of Shah Tahmasb Safavid.
Situated in the south eastern slopes of the Alvand Mountains, and to the south of Hamadan on elevated land, it experiences cold winters, and moderate summers. The city of Towiserkan lies at a distance of 395 km. from Tehran and 93 km. from Hamadan. The old city of 'Rood ...
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