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Ali Ibn Hamzeh Holly Shrine, Shiraz

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Feel the intimate atmosphere at Ali Ibn Hamzeh Holly Shrine. Learn about history from the friendly locals at the tomb of Emir Ali, who died during his mission to help Imam Reza. Admire the stained-glass window art, whose beauty matches the intricately carved door, but be fully enchanted by the Venetian mirror work covering the walls. Look up at the Shirazi dome to see the full capacity of the artwork. Employees at the shrine provide chadors to women, so don't worry about bringing your own. Arrange your visit to Ali Ibn Hamzeh Holly Shrine and discover more family-friendly attractions in Shiraz using our Shiraz trip itinerary maker.
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  • This mosque was one of the most beautiful that I visited, it's beautiful outside and inside, all crafted in mirrors, is worth a visit. To get the women have to wear a tunic emblazoned hideous, I was afraid it was dirty, but they're clean, men walk through another door and do not need to put anything. Woman there is a zero on the left.
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  • We visited this shrine and your mosque at night, when we arrived in Shiraz. On the outside, all lit up is beautiful. Inside, the wealth of detail in the mirrored walls is awesome. Without doubt one of the most beautiful of Iran. The body of Ali Ebn is in a beautiful urn decorated with colored glass. Is a must-see attraction in Shiraz.
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  • This mosque has amazing interiors made of mirror tiles. The best thing about it, however, was the hospitality of some guides we met in the courtyard. They work at the mosque and take foreign tourists ...  more »

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