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Borj-e Ghorban (Ghorban Tower)
This tower is one of monument of 7th or 8th century (A.D.). Sheikh ol-Islam Hassan Ibn-e Attar Hafez Abu A'ia Hamedani and some Seljuk commanders weAskal, his grand gl1lnd father was Arab but he and his ancestors were from Hamedan. It is assumed that he was born in March 1037 A.D.Ibn-e Mamani Hamedani was one of his students who achieved martyrdom with his son during a fighting against Mongols in 1146. This tower is so called because during the Afghan raid near the end of Safavid era, a persall whose name was Ghorban. made this place his trench and defended his district. So the mosque and masuleum were called in this name.
( همدان - برج قربان )

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