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Mausoleums and Shrines

Mausoleums & Shrines

 

Mausoleum of Baba Qasem :  Shahshahan District- Ibn-e Sina St.

Mausoleum of Shahshahan  :  Shahshahan District- Ibn-e Sina St.

Mausoleum of Haroun-e-Velayat:  Hatef St.

Mausoleum of Mir Fendereski:  Saadat Abad St.

Baba Rokn-al-Din Shrine: Saadat Abad St.

Imamzadeh Ismaeil:  Hatef St.

Mausoleum of Khajeh Nezam-al-Molk:  Ahmad Abad St.

Darb-e-Imam Shrine: Sonbolestan District - Ibn-e Sina St.

Imamzadeh Shah Zeid : Shah Zeid St. - Hasht Behesht -e Sharghi St.

Imamzadeh Ahmad:  Neshat St.

Imamzadeh Ibrahim: Dardasht District- Ibn-e Sina St.

Imamzadeh Jafar:  Hatef St.

Mausoleum of Sheikh Aboomasoud Razi:  Foroughi St.

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Shah Zeid

 

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Shahshahan

 

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Baba Rokn

 

 

HARUNE  VELAYAT

          Harune Velayat is an important mausoleum which was built during early period of Safavid dynasty.

          It was built in 1512 under Shah Ismail 1 era. In the 19th century beautiful courtyard and a pilgrims lodgings was constructed next to the suncturey. The dome of the shrine shows one of the most beautiful examples of tile and tile mosaic works of Isfahan. The dome is decorated with beautiful arabesque designs of mosaic and the dome’s base is ornamented with Kufic calligraphy. The sanctuary hall has been used as Hosseinieh during Moharram.

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     Harun Velayat   

     Hosseiniehs are similar to mosques, but without minarets and domes. A Hosseinieh is usually a square shaped courtyard, surrounded by one or two floors arcades. Hosseiniehs are active during month of Moharram and special religious days. As mentioned before, Imam Hossein the third Shiite Imam is highly dear and respected. All Iranians love him and his struggles for Islam. Hosseinie means a special place dedicated to Imam Hossein.

 

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