Bozajomehr's Tomb

Southeastern Iran

Crouched on the lower slopes of Qa'en's abrupt southern mountains, this restrained but beautifully restored tomb is supposedly the last resting place of Bozajomehr (Bozorghmehr), a 6th-century philosopher and grand vizier to Sassanid King Khosrow I who later became spahbed (generalissimo) of Khorasan. It's 3.5km southeast of Qa'en's Jameh Mosque, accessed via 155 steps that are illuminated prettily at night.

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