Shiraz Religious Places
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Shah Cheraq Mausoleum, Shiraz (Shiraz Religious Places)
A place of pilgrimage but also worth visiting for its unbelievable mirror work, it contains the tomb of the brother of Imam Reza (PBUH) who died in the 8th century. The first construction of it is attributed to Atabak Sa’ad Ebn-e-Zangi. In the 8th century AH it was repaired and developed by the mother of Ishaq Injoo.
Seyed Ala-edin Hossein Shrine, Shiraz (Shiraz Religious Places)
This pilgrimage site which is located in the south-east of Shiraz is the shrine of Shah Cheraq’s brother. The main costruction, with tile work adornments belong to the Safavid era.
Imamzadeh Shah Mir Ali Hamzeh, Shiraz (Shiraz Religious Places)
This Imamzadeh is located near the Qoran Gate of Shiraz. It is known that the original structure is of the Azododoleh-ye-Daylami period and was repaired and reconstructed in Teimoorian, Safavid, Zandieh and Qajar eras
Haft Tanan Mourning Place, Shiraz (Shiraz Religious Places)
Karim Khan Zand built a beautiful edifice in a garden at the foot of the Chehel Maqam Mountain. There are seven tombs in this place that is for which the present name stands for, meaning Seven Bodies.
Bibi Dokhtaran Mausoleum, Shiraz (Shiraz Religious Places)
This square building is situated in Sebaq, Shiraz. The dome is placed at the center of structure. It is said that Om-e-Abdollah is buried there.This placed is registered as a National Heritage Site.
Chehel Tanan Mausoleum, Shiraz (Shiraz Religious Places)
At the south of Haft Tanan Blvd. and to the east of Jahan Nama Garden, the Chehel Tanan Mourning Place exists, related to the Karim Khan Zand period. In this place 40 tomb stones can be observed. These belong to 40 gnotics.
Abesh Khatoon (Qiamat Khatoon) Mausoleum, Shiraz (Shiraz Religious Places)
In Shiraz, near the Qasab Khaneh Gate there is a semi-ruined structure known as “Abesh Khatoon”. Abesh Khatoon was the queen of the last king of the Atabakan of Fars,i.e., Menko Teimoorqa Aan, the 11th son of Holakoo Khan Mongol.The inscriptions of this building belongs to the Safavid era. This place is registered as a National Heritage Site.
Vakil Mosque, Shiraz (Shiraz Religious Places)
It is one of the most valuable monuments dating back to Zandieh period. It’s construction was completed in 1773 AD. The said premises with an area of 3600 sq.m. have been furnished with large stones. Its nocturnal area or Shabestan (night prayer hall) with an area of 2700 sq.m. contains 48 simillar tall pillars of stone with a beautiful ceiling and a marble altar that is considered to be one of the master pieces of the Zandieh era.
Nasirol Molk Mosque, Shiraz (Shiraz Religious Places)
This mosque is situated at the end of the Lotfali Khan-e-Zand Street. Nasirol Molk who was one of the elite of Shiraz, is the founder of this mosque. This mosque is unique for its tile work and architecture. The construction work of mosque began in 1293 AH. and was finally terminated in 1305 AH., by Mohammad Hassan Me’mar and Mohammad Reza Kashi Paz Shirazi .
No (Shohada) Mosque, Shiraz (Shiraz Religious Places)
In the old times it was called the Atabak Mosque. It’s construction work began in 598 AH. by Atabak Sa’d-ebne-Zangi and was completed in 615 AH. This very large mosque has a ceiling that is 40 m. high and 25 m. wide supported by 12 lower sections. Its building has been recently restored.
Atiq Jame’ Mosque, Shiraz (Shiraz Religious Places)
This mosque was built in celebration of the conquest of Shiraz by Saffarid Amroleiss in the year 276 AH and was completed in 281 AH. It has been restored many times. The height of the building and its various nocturnal areas (Shabestans) with beautiful tile work on the ceilings, gives a unique charm to this place
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