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Mausoleums and Imamzadehs, Fars

shah cheraq mausoleum, shiraz

Abesh Khatoon Mausoleum, Shiraz 

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 belong to the Safavid era. This place is registered as a National Heritage Site.

Bibi Dokhtaran Mausoleum, Shiraz 

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 

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 Gnostics.

Haft Tanan Mourning Place, Shiraz

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.

Imamzadeh Shah Hamzeh, Kazeroon 

This tomb is located in Kazeroon Bazaar. It is said that the tomb is of Hamzebne Mosabne Jafar. This Imamzadeh is one of the most respected pilgrimage sites for the inhabitants of Kazeroon.

Imamzadeh Shah Mir Ali Hamzeh, Shiraz 

This Imamzadeh is located near the Quran 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.

imamzadeh shah mir ali hamzeh, shiraz

Imamzadeh Shahzadeh Ala-edin, Mamasani 

This Tomb is located 2k m. from Noor Abad, in the Kazeroon - Khuzestan Road. It is a part of a complex, and comprises of two Imamzadehs. The Imamzadeh opposite to it because of having an iron door is known as "Darb-e-Ahanin". Imamzadeh Ala Edin with a high dome was constructed in 1025 A.H, at the time of Shah Abbas the Great.

Seyed Ala-edin Hussein Shrine, Shiraz 

This pilgrimage site which is located in the south-east of Shiraz is the shrine of Shah Cheraq's brother. The main construction, with tile work adornments belong to the Safavid era. 

Shah Cheraq Mausoleum, Shiraz 

A place of pilgrimage but also worth visiting for its unbelievable mirror work, it contains the tomb of the brother of Imam Reza (P.B.U.H.) who died in the 8th century. The first construction of it is attributed to Atabak Sa'ad Ebn-e-Zangi. In the 8th century A.H. it was repaired and developed by the mother of Ishaq Injoo. In the early 10th century A.H., it was again repaired. But late in the century, an earthquake ruined it so it underwent renovation once more. In the year 1243 A.H., during the reign of Fathali Shah Qajar, some sections were added to it. In the year 1958 its dome was reconstructed.

This shrine is one of the most famed places of pilgrimage for the followers of the Shiite sect in Iran and in the world.

Other Mausoleums and Imamzadehs, Fars 

Other mausoleums and Imamzadehs of province include: Shah Da'ie Ala Allah Mausoleum, Sheikh Mohammad Lahiji Mausoleum, Seyed Mir Mohammad Mausoleum, Sheikh Aqta' Mausoleum, Seyed Tajedin Qarib Mausoleum in Shiraz, Imamzadeh Bareiz in Lar.

seyed ala-edin hussein shrine, shiraz

Old Churches

Christian Church, Shiraz 

This church is situated in the Armenian sector of Sarjooy. The main hall and paintings with plaster work and ornaments date back to the Safavid period.

Source: chnpress.com


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Ancient Cities and Archaeological Hills, Fars

Historical Bridges and Caravansaries, Fars

Inscriptions and Engravings, Fars

The Tombs of Fars province

Fire Temples, Fars

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