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Holy Shrine of Emam Khomeini, Tehran
(3.2/5 based on 120+ reviews on the web)
See the power of unity in grief at Holy Shrine of Emam Khomeini, a holy shrine built solely from financial gifts of the public and different organizations. The construction took time; 40 days after Imam Khomeini's death, only the burial chamber and grave itself existed. Admire the 8 m (26 ft) tall dome surrounded by four minarets which radiates modern dignity. The intricate stained-glass windows paint the burial chamber in different colors, contributing to the beauty of the building. Put Holy Shrine of Emam Khomeini and other Tehran attractions into our Tehran family vacation planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • This is a huge shrine and mosque in memory of Imam Khomeini. There is lots of parking and berths for people who camp there in tents. The staff where we left our shoes and bags were very friendly and h...  more »
  • Very large complex including mosque, just to the South-East of Tehran, where Khomeini buried light. Not particularly beautiful, though impressive. There is still being built. Impressive I found the fountain at the front where red symbolize the many blood water jets that resulted during the war against Iraq.
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  • The shrine is very beautiful, shows alot of Iranian art and culture. The management was very kind and most of all it is a very peaceful place for finding inner meanings of life. 
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  • Very nice place