13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Altered Images
Fatema Mæ'sume in Qom

This city is known for making the finest silk in Iran. A very holy city for Shi’a Muslims, the highest clergy often make many of the most important political, economic and social decisions about Iran from this place. Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini studied at this mosque.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2015
Date Uploaded: 12.2015
Photo Location: qom, Iran
Camera: NIKON D700
Copyright: © Amy Siqveland