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Holy Shrine of Emam Khomeini, Tehran

(3.3/5 based on 130+ 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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TripAdvisor
  • One can't miss the building: entering the city from the airport one has to drive near the shrine. In front of it: the red wells symbolising the blood of the many martyrs who lost their lives for their...  more »
  • So much glitter, marble, space and...devotion. We went there at night watching people sleeping, praying and children playing. Knowing the costs for building and repair... Unbelievable  more »
  • The receptionist at my Hotel was a bit taken by surpirsie when I asked her about the Shrine and how to get there.I knew about the shrine and it was important for me to go. this turned out to be a very...  more »
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  • Very nice place