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Tombs, Ardabil

Amin-edin Jebrail Tomb, Ardabil

Firooz Shah Zarinkolah Tomb, Ardabil

Seyed Mohammad-ol-A'raby Tomb, Ardabil   

Sheikh Heydar Tomb, Meshkin Shahr

Sheikh Safi-edin Ardabily Mausoleum, Ardabil

Amin-edin Jebrail Tomb, Ardabil

Amin-edin Jebrail Tomb (Ardabil)

Located in the Kalkhoran Village in Ardabil, this mausoleum belongs to the ancestor of the Safavid Dynasty the father of Sheikh Safi-edin Essaq. The original mausoleum dates back to about 500 years ago. The simplicity of decorative and artistic work on the walls and the ceilings are very soothing for the visitors. The wooden door at the main entrance has artistic carvings that are quite valuable. This mosque was last renovated about 400 years ago.

Avazol khavas-ebne Firooz Shah Zarinkolah Tomb, Ardabil

This mausoleum is close to the Sheikh Jebrail Tomb in Kalkhoran Village. According to some narrations the buried personality is the forth ancestor of Sheikh.

Seyed Mohammad-ol-A'raby Tomb, Ardabil

This mausoleum is located in the northwestern part of the Sheikh Jebrail Mausoleum. The burried personality is the 15th ancestor of Sheikh Safi.

Sheikh Heydar Tomb, Meshkin Shahr

Sheikh Heydar Tomb (Meshkin Shahr)

This mausoleum is an 18 m. cylindrical structure belonging to the late 7th or 9th century AH. The portal and façade of the building are delicately decorated with tile-work, brick-work, inscriptions with the sacred names etc.

Sheikh Safi-edin Ardabily Mausoleum, Ardabil

It is composed of a series of monuments built in various periods that was shaped as a complex for the first time by Shah Tahmasb. Later Shah Abbas added to the previous ones and renovated some sections. This historical complex is closely intertwined with the history of the Safavid Dynasty. Some of the Safavid kings as well as Shah Esmail I have been buried at this site. The main section of the mausoleum is composed of a circular tower with circumference of 22 m. which is about 17 meters high. In the interior of this monument, near Sheikh Safi's tomb, the tomb of his son (the founder of mausoleum) and those of other family members can be found.  Page Contents

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Sheikh Safi-edin Ardabily Mausoleum

Sheikh Safi-edin Ardabily Mausoleum, Ardabil

At the time of Naseredin Shah Qajar, i.e., about 115 years ago, major renovations took place and some changes were made to the complex. This site has been a major attraction for domestic and international tourists.

Main sections of the complex are the followings: the gate, the large court, the small court, the graveyard court, Shahidgah (martyrdom place), Janat Sara Mosque and Cheleh Khaneh which encircles Qandil Khaneh, Haramkhaneh and Chini Khaneh. The Allah Allah Dome is very famous and probably the most spectacular part of the complex.

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