Avicenna

Avicenna Mausoleum

The shrine of Avicenna, known as Sheikh Al-Rais Boual-Sinai or the tomb of Bou-Ali Sinai The monument of Shaikh-al-Raisi ibn Sina,a well-known philosopher, scientist and physician located in the square of Bou-Ali Sina in the downtown of Hamedan.

Avicenna Mausoleum

Abu Ali Sina, known as Avicenna and pour Sina, omniscient, physician, mathematician, astronomer, physicist, chemist, psychologist, geographer, geologist, poet, logician, and one of the most famous and influential philosophers and scientists of Iran, which in particular because of his work in the field of Aristotelian philosophy and medical matters. He is the author of The Book Of Healing (a comprehensive scientific and philosophical encyclopedia) and The Canon of (one of the most famous works of medical history).

Avicenna Mausoleum

Tomb of Abu Ali Sina was built during Qajar period, on the orders of a girl named Negar, granddaughter of Fath Ali Shah.
In 1951, Society for the National Heritage of Iran decided to build a new mausoleum on the occasion of 1000th birthday of Avicenna.

The design of the current building was adapted by engineer Houshang Sayhon in the style of the Islamic architecture of era which Avicenna lived, based on the oldest Islamic monument, the Gonbad-e Qabus Tower in the city of Gonbad-e-Kavos.

Avicenna Mausoleum

The construction of the new tomb was completed in 1954. The site of the new tomb of Avicenna was a residential home and a private tomb of Abu Saeed Dakhouk, a close friend of Avicenna, where the remains of the Avicenna body were also transferred and buried in this place. In Avicenna’s monument booth, a photo of Avicenna’s skull was also displayed that was provided when the tomb was moved.

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