“The Shrine of Queen Ester”

This is the Hamadan Shrine, located in the city of Hamadan (known in antiquity (also in the Bible) as Ecbatana, in the Kurdish region of modern day Iran.

This is a very special and remarkable shrine as it is where Queen Esterand her cousin Mordecai are buried.

Queen Ester is one of the greatest and most inspiring women of all time. Along with her cousin Mordecai, she saved thousands of Hebrews from slaughter.10339695_598151673668996_6600556669556461813_n

(The shrine and tombs of Queen Ester and Mordecai, Iran)

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