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. Use our Shiraz driving holiday app to arrange your visit to Shah-e-Cheragh Shrine and other attractions in Shiraz.
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  • Shah-e-Cheragh Shrine is holy shrine , you can visit here with family and friends this is good place to visit  more »
  • Beautiful mausoleum! Free guided tour. I advise you to go on the sunset to see lit day and night...
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  • As a non-Muslim it was possible to go into the complex but not into the actual shrine. Women have to be completely covered. Visitors had to be accompanied by a guide. Sounds like a lot of hassles, but...  more »

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