Imam Reza Holy Shrine, Mashhad

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Explore the massive complex of Imam Reza Holy Shrine, the final resting place of Muhammad’s descendant Imam Reza, a ninth-century ruler. Known for its decorative Islamic-style architecture, the mausoleum dedicated to the deceased imam and the enormous adjoining mosque represent a popular pilgrimage destination for devotees. Pilgrims flock from all over the world to pay their respects and admire the intricately decorated buildings of the complex, adorned with towering minarets and domes. Take a guided tour of the compound for a better understanding of its rich history, or visit one of three museums on the site. Using our world travel planner, Mashhad attractions like Imam Reza Holy Shrine can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Very nice, organized and tidy by volunteers. Unfortunately women have to cover the entire body beyond the veil, but other than that the place is nice. We arrived at the hour of prayer, that is, fully packed. But it's worth for the architecture and decoration, for non-Muslims like me. And, unlike other mosques in Iran, this is 0800.
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  • Coming from NZ and being a woman I thought I might feel a bit uncomfortable visiting this shrine - having to wear a chador and not knowing what was acceptable behaviour and where I could go in a islam...  more »
  • You should go there even if you do not believe in things. It is a nice and holy weather in there !... you will like it  more »
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  • السلام علیک یا علی ابن موسی الرضا (ع) The best place in the world
  • Try it once and you will fall in love with Imam Reza (pbuh). He's very kind to the people and you can feel it one day. Remember he is alive as all the martyrs are alive according to the holy Quran (2:154).
  • Excellent management and cleanliness of this holy place. The workers do take care of everything.
  • Every shia's Dream to visit this Holy place where the 8th Imam of shia hazrat ALI REZA is fulfilling the needs of poor, sick, unmarrieds. He is the proof Of Allah on Allah's Creature. The place is so divine and full of wonders, you feel enormous energy and your confidence level is on peak. Thousands of blind, disable devotees have been gifted cure ness from here. Indian, Pakistani and Iraqi arabs respect and follow all protocol here, but it is sad to see some Iranian holding their shoes in one hand and other hand they kiss the zari.
  • The best place can ever been visited while a trip. The first choice of Iranian peaple for a holy trip is Mashhad and this holy shrine. It is very nice and has excelent atmosphere. It has all possibilities anyone may need and all kind of peaple can easily use the area
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