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Shiraz Religiouse Attractions

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Shah Cheragh
Also known as the Shrine of the lord of the light.
The remains of Sayyed Mir Ahmad (a brother of Imam Reza) who died in Shiraz in AD835 are houses at this famous Mausoleum.
A mausoleum was first erected over the grave in the mid 14th century and it has been an important Shiite place of pilgrimage ever since.
Shah-e-Cheragh Mausoleum
Imamzadeh Shah Mir Ali Hamzeh
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
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.
 Haft Tanan Mourning Place
Chehel Tanan Mausoleum
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.

 
Bibi Dokhtaran Mausoleum
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.
 
Abesh Khatoon (Qiamat Khatoon) Mausoleum
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 
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.

 Vakil mosque
No (Shohada) Mosque
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.

 MASJED-I-NO
Nasirol Molk Mosque
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 .

  Nasir - ol - Molk l Mosque Winter Prayer Hall
Atiq Jame' Mosque
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.
 Atiq Jame' Mosque

 

 

 

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