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Shah-e-Cheragh Shrine, Shiraz

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Shiraz's most important pilgrimage destination, Shah-e-Cheragh Shrine features tombs of Shi'a brothers Amir Ahmad and Mir Mohammad, killed here during the Sunni Abbasid persecution in 835. Two gilt-top minarets flank the tulip-like tiled dome of this mosque and funerary monument. Inside, numerous mirrors reflect light in all of its elaborately designed rooms. A large pool in the front courtyard features evenly spaced fountains and reflects the impressive entrance door plated with gold, which devotees kiss upon entrance. Apparently, entrance is forbidden to non-Muslims unless you know a local. Work out when and for how long to visit Shah-e-Cheragh Shrine and other Shiraz attractions using our handy Shiraz tour planner.
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  • It's really very nice this mosque. but be careful with the clothes (woman enters with chador-they provide). to visit the mosque is prohibited during part of the year. very beautiful, worth the visit.
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  • I was there on a Friday and it was of course crowded. Beautiful glasses, chandeliers and mirror walls. Highly decorative. I was stunned. 
  • for free! English-speaking przewodnikw gratisie, and the Center and about the history and about religion, with emphasis on the differences between Shia and the rest of the Muslims. at the end of the offers pastries and coffee. to the same mosque entrance only for believers
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