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Tomb of Esther and Mordechai

Entrance through the Bazaar, via Lane 4, Hamadan 65156, Iran
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Visited twice. Ancient with a qeer sense of mystery. I suugest that you read about it in advance... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
niloofar a
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How to reach the tomb of Queen Esther of Persia

Dear readers, I want to write a review about one of the most historical places for jewish people... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2017
Jeanne F
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Entrance through the Bazaar, via Lane 4, Hamadan 65156, Iran
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Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Visited twice. Ancient with a qeer sense of mystery. I suugest that you read about it in advance because you wouldnt get enough information from the site leader, unless he is in a good mood.

Thank niloofar a
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Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Dear readers, I want to write a review about one of the most historical places for jewish people and also the beautiful Hamadan city itself where Esther&Mordecai tomb is located. Starting from Qom or Tehran city, you have to rent a car because going by...More

3  Thank Jeanne F
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Reviewed 19 June 2017

we can not ignore the importance of Esther and Mordechai and their influence during the achaemenid period. Esther whose victory is the base of Purim celebration for jewish is laid in this holy place in city of Hamedan. Don't forget to bow when you want...More

1  Thank Ramak M
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Reviewed 25 May 2017

This is definitely a little off the beaten track in Hamedan, NW Iran. There are buses going there from Tehran (must be a 4 hour ride); we were on a private tour and took a specific detour here en route to Tehran. Well worth it,...More

5  Thank Arielruffian
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

Looking from the front, walk down the alley to the right and ring the bell on the door on the left and a nice old man will open the tomb for you. The stone door is hugely thick and heavy with an impressive lock. Sadly...More

Thank rdella
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Reviewed 7 May 2017 via mobile

Just as you see the unique small door of the building you feel you re about to something special.. for me it was special as there are not a lot of sites in Iran dedicated to the jews .. when you go inside you ll...More

Thank Babak S
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Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

We thought this centrally located small but important site is well worth visiting. The historical issue of the Bibles's book of Esther fits in with the history of Esther and Mordechai having to be buried somewhere. The fellow who takes you in is sincere even...More

Thank jwhitehouse
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Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

There you can see old Hebrew written stones on the wall It is a must see place for the jews Saturdays are close If you ask the man there he will tell you a brief story about there and also the history of jews in...More

Thank babak k
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

This was the 14th century Mausoleum that is said to contain the remains of Esther and her uncle Mordecai. They were Jews according to the Bible and she became the wife of Xerxes and saved the Persian Jews from persecution through her influence at court....More

Thank Archaeobuff
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Reviewed 2 February 2017

The Mausaleum is very easy to find in a small street running off the main street towards the main square. The people in attendance at the Mausaleum are friendly and show me around and into the shrine to the sarcophogae of Ester and Mordechai. walking...More

1  Thank NicholasM057
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