Art And Culture

Knowing Ahmad Mahmoud

Zhiwaar Tour will hold a cultural program in which participants will visit the residence, office and the resting place of prominent Persian novelist Ahmad Mahmoud (1931-2002), known for his social realist works.

On December 8, visitors are to gather at Vali-e-Asr Square in central Tehran. Accompanied by the late writer’s son Babak, they will take a short trip to Karaj, capital of Alborz Province, 40 km west of Tehran.

Off Karaj-Qazvin road, there’s a large shrine known as Emamzadeh Taher, attributed to a descendant of Imam Ali (AS), the first Shia Imam. At the vast premises of the shrine, many renowned figures of art and literature have been laid to rest. There the participants will be guided to the tomb of Ahmad Mahmoud and will have enough time to pay their respects at other tombs.

The group will then move on to Ahmad Mahmoud’s house and office in Tehran, where his son will give a personal account about his life. sells the tickets.


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