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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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  • What a place! Absolutely must see in Shiraz. Entrance is free, but you have to be accompanied by the guide taking care that you do not enter forbidden areas. 
  • Worth a visit at night. All tourists must be accompanied by the officials. Be respectful to the pilgrims. 
  • Be careful not to be spotted as a tourist by the entrance guard. You will get an official guide who is great source of information, but won't let you in the shrine, which is accessible only to muslims...  more »