Arg (Citadel) Gate


Arg Sq.

The Arg Gate of Semnan was originally the northern gate of the city’s citadel. Built during the reign of Fath-Ali Shah Qajar (1772–1834), the gate has...

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Chehel Dokhtar Tower


Damghan, Semnan Province

Chehel Dokhtar (Forty Girls) is a tower in Semnan which locals believe was built from mud and mudbrick by 40 girls who renounced worldly pleasures in...

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Jame Mosque of Semnan


Emam St.

The Jame Mosque of Semnan is one of the historical structures in the city which according to historical records was built in the first Islamic century...

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Pahneh Bathhouse


Emam St.

Spanning an area of 1,000 square meters, Pahneh Bathhouse is a Timurid era (1370–1507) structure that is at least 600 years old. After undergoing reno...

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Pir Najm-al Din Mausoleum


Pir Najm-al Din Mausoleum is a 13th century structure in Semnan which locals believe is the tomb of an Iranian commander who fought against the invadi...

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Semnan Grand Bazaar


Emam St.

Semnan Grand Bazaar is a 180-year-old market, built in the early Qajar era (1785-1925). The bazaar has traditional Persian architecture and is mostly...

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Soltani Mosque


Emam St.

Soltani or Shah or Imam Mosque is one of the beautiful structures in Semnan that was built during the reign of Fath-Ali Shah Qajar (1772–1834). This f...

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Taheri Historical House


Abuzar Ghafari St.

Taheri Historical House is one of the notable structures in Semnan. Built in 1927, this house is a combination of late Qajar (1785-1925) and early Pah...

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