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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. Plan your visit to Imam Reza Holy Shrine and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Mashhad holiday planner.
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  • We were lucky enough to visit the massive Imam Reza shrine in Mashhad on a Holy Day. This meant the place was packed with families and pilgrims in what can only be described as a religious festival mo...  more »
  • It is a huge religious complex in Mashhad's premier attractions,. Including a huge and well-maintained mosque group has many museums. The mosque location would also say too, but how Muslims in Iran with force shows.
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  • The holy shrine attracts millions of Iranian and foreign pilgrims every year. The architecture is breathtaking. Don't forget to visit the holy shrine's museum, I enjoyed collections of shrine's old pi...  more »