Travel to religious places has its own fans. But travel to shrines that also have tourist attractions is becoming more popular among travelers. In this trip, Alibaba intends to take you to one of the familiar religious places, which is very nostalgic for the people of Tehran. Our destination is the tomb of Imamzadeh Davood in the Kan section of Tehran province.
What is the cause of death of Imamzadeh Davood?
is unknown and there are two reasons for it. One is martyrdom in a journey with Imam Reza (AS) and the other is being killed by the complicity of a person named “Najim Gabr” and one of the dervishes of Kan village
What are the sights of Imamzadeh Davood?
Waterfall, amusement park, bazaar, Shahrestanak Palace and beautiful nature around the tomb
What is the condition of Imamzadeh Davood Road?
Travel to Imamzadeh Davood is possible through Sulqan and Farahzad roads. Make sure the roads are open before traveling.
Who is Imamzadeh Daoud or Sharafuddin Daoud Al-Hassani?
Sharafuddin Daud al-Hassani is from the family of the second Shiite Imam, Hassan Mojtaba, and is known as the Imamzadeh of Daud. David is considered the next 11 generations of Imam Hassan, but this is not exactly clear. Because according to another belief, Imamzadeh is from the generation of Imam Zinat al-Abedin.
What is the cause of death of Imamzadeh Davood?
The cause of death of Imamzadeh Davood, like the lineage, can not be cited and according to the ancient natives has been transferred. According to some people, Hazrat Dawood and his relatives were among the companions of the eighth Imam of the Shiites, “Hazrat Reza (AS)” to Iran, and on this journey they were martyred along with Ali ibn Musa al-Reza.
According to locals, Imamzadeh Davood is martyred in Kiga village, near Kan village. Also, some natives believe that Imamzadeh Davood was martyred with the help of a person named “Najim Gabr” and one of the dervishes of Kan village. From another perspective, the killer of this Imam was a person named “Mahmoud Farahzadi”.
Introduction to the tomb of Imamzadeh Davood
The tomb of Imamzadeh Davood is one of the most nostalgic historical attractions for many Tehranians and residents of suburban cities. Due to its good location in terms of access and natural climate, this shrine is one of the residents’ tourism options for Tehran sights is considered. Tomb of Imamzadeh Davood in Kan section of Tehran province and located in mountainous and temperate regions Is. This tomb is located on the map, in the northwest of Tehran.
According to the existing belief, the tomb of Imamzadeh Davood was built during the Safavid period and during the reign of Shah Tahmasb And during the Qajar period, with the coming to power of Fath Ali Shah, it has faced change and expansion. Tahmaseb’s interest in Imamzadeh Davood is evident by dedicating his property to the tomb of this Imamzadeh. From another point of view, this tomb was built during the Qajar period and by the order of Fath Ali Shah’s wife, and its restoration and expansion were undertaken by the Qajar princes during the reign of Nasser al-Din Shah. One of the changes attributed to the time of Nasser al-Din Shah is the revival of the path Farahzad to Imamzadeh.
One of the signs that strengthens the possibility of building the shrine of Imamzadeh during the reign of Fath Ali Shah is 8 verses of poetry that have been placed on the main entrance of the shrine. The name of Fath Ali Shah can be seen among these poems and by quoting these 8 verses, the time of construction of the tomb of Imamzadeh Daud can be attributed to the Qajar period. Of course, from another perspective, the existence of these verses in the entrance is related to the period of restoration and expansion of the tomb during the Qajar period and does not refer to the time of its construction in this period.
Shrine of Imamzadeh Davood or Shrine of Jafari
The beauty of this tomb becomes more apparent by going inside it. The mystical atmosphere of the tomb of Imamzadeh Davood will sit in your heart and watching its simple and beautiful shrine will transfer an attractive peace to your being.
Imamzadeh Davood Shrine is also known as Jafari Shrine. This simple shrine is decorated with colorful people’s fabrics and many knots, and each knot indicates a wish that every pilgrim has asked for. In fact, pilgrimage to the Imamzadeh is associated with involvement and is considered as a ritual of pilgrimage to this tomb.
Crypt of the tomb of Imamzadeh Davood
The crypt is another part of the tomb of Imamzadeh Davood, which is located in the old and traditional architecture of this structure. It is said that the body of Prophet David is buried in this crypt.
Sights around Imamzadeh Davood
Pilgrimage to the tomb of Prophet David becomes more attractive by exploring the surrounding attractions and you will experience a pilgrimage and tourism. In the following, we will introduce you to other sights of the tomb of Imamzadeh Davood.
Imamzadeh waterfall, which is one of the attractions around this tomb, which is located at the entrance of Kan village and welcomes the pilgrims of Imamzadeh. So on the way, you will see a tall and beautiful waterfall in the deep valleys.
Another attraction of traveling to Imamzadeh Davood, marketing is in its old bazaar and this bazaar does not leave Leave the tomb of Prophet David empty-handed and without souvenirs.
Imamzadeh Davood Shahrbazi
Imamzadeh Davood Park is one of the tourist attractions around this shrine. The amusement park in this area is a land of excitement and its equipment raises your adrenaline. One of the exciting attractions of this amusement park is its mountainous location, which makes the use of play equipment in the mountain valley more exciting.
Naseri Palace in Shahrestanak
Pilgrimage to the tomb of Imamzadeh Davood has been common in Tehran since ancient times and the importance of this pilgrimage can be understood from the construction of a summer palace in Shahrestanak. Naseri Palace was built in Shahrestanak village for the residence of the Shah near Imamzadeh Davood. Naser al-Din Shah returned to his palace in Shahrestanak, near the Imamzadeh, after performing the pilgrimage ritual to rest.
Nasiri Palace on Google Map
- Distance from Tehran to Imamzadeh Davood: is approximately 46 km.
The first route: move to Sulqan
The most famous path leading to Imamzadeh is the path of Sulqan village. From anywhere in Tehran, enter the highway of hydrologists. Go to Shahran and after reaching the first square of Shahran towards the second square, change your direction. Now head north to the village of Sulqan. If you start your journey from the center of Tehran, it will take you about an hour to reach your destination.
The second route: moving towards Farahzad Road
The second route is on Farahzad Road to Imamzadeh. From wherever you are in Tehran, enter the Imam Memorial Highway. Then drive to Farahzad at the end of this highway and enter Farahzad Road to Imamzadeh.
Third route: through mountaineering
The mountains around Imamzadeh Davood cause one of the ways to reach this tomb is mountaineering. Therefore, one of the attractions of traveling to the tomb of Imamzadeh Davood is advancing on the mountaineering route towards this attraction.