Photographer's Note

One of Iran's most holy cities, second only to Mashhad, Qom is a centre of Shi'ite learning.
The town centre houses the shrine of Hazrat-é Masumeh, the burial place of Fatima, sister of Imam Reza (Mashhad), who died in qom in 816 AD. an important place of pilgrimage for Shi'ite Muslims, but may walk around outside the complex where it is possible to view the magnificence of the golden dome.

The town is also famous for a pistachio sweet called sohan. One sweet you must try is the delicious pistachio - friable known as sohan, which is produced locally and is available in almost any main street of the town. Sohan becomes an obsession once you've tasted it.

You see a boy seller Sohan in his father store in centre of Qom.

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Additional Photos by saam bitaraf (saamb) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 376 W: 78 N: 227] (1008)
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