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Avicenna Mausoleum

 

PROJECT GENERAL INFORMATION

 

Name: Avicenna Mausoleum

Location: Hamadan, Iran

Architect: Houshang Seyhoun

Date: 1954

Type: Mausoleum & Tomb, Heritage 

 

A new and large mausoleum was built over Avicenna's tomb in 1954, together with a library (which contains approximately 8,000 volumes) and a small museum devoted to his works, in the central Bu Ali Square, in Hamadan.The mausoleum is surmounted by a tower inspired to spindle-shaped structure of Mongol towers and contains, besides the actual gravestone of the famous physician, the sarcophagus which originally contained the body of Avicenna.Near the mausoleum a big marble statue of Avicenna can be admired.

The Mausoleum had been registered as one of Iranian National Monuments in May 11, 1997 by Registration No.1869 .

 

  • About Avicenna

Avicenna was a Persian polymath (980 - 1037AD) most famous in the west for his writings on medical science.

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