Khwaja Abd Allah Ansari Shrine, Herat

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Commissioned in the 15th century, Khwaja Abd Allah Ansari Shrine holds the tomb of a notable Sufi mystic and saint. Built in the Timurid style, the building features elaborately decorated wall. Much of the complex, however, fell into disrepair during the Soviet invasion and has continued to deteriorate in subsequent years. Plan your visit to Khwaja Abd Allah Ansari Shrine and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Herat trip planner .
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  • One the best historical and cultural site to visit Don't miss to take pic from mosque Women visit this site only in Thursday  more »
  • This Shrine is known for beginning of suffism in Herat. There are many followers that come here and chant in unison it is a must see. The shrine is a little further from the city compared to everythin...  more »
  • The shrine of Khwaja Ansari, an aide to the Prophet (PBUH) is a beautiful shrine, where time stands still. The tiles at the entrance are reminiscent of a time when Khorasan, of which Herat was the epi...  more »
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