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Pilgrimage

Shrine of Imam Reza, Mashhad

The vast Iranian territory entertains numerous places of cult and pilgrimage, not only all appartenentis to the Islamic religion. The most important Islamic mausoleums, that every year sees million of Iranian pilgrims and foreigners you meet, are placed to Mashhad, Qom, Shiraz and Tehran. The sanctuary of eighth Imam of the Moslem shiatt. The sanctuary of the Hazrat-and Ma'sumeh, sister of the Imam Reza; The sanctuary of Ahmad Ibn-e-Musa, motto Shah-Cheraq (also called the Mosque of the Mirrors) brother of the lmam Reza; The mausoleum of the Imam Khomeini, the Founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran, in Tehran. Among the non Islamic places of cult, there are some particularly ancient ones as the temples of fire zoroastriani near Yazd and Shiraz and some churches, in the provinces of Isfahan and Azerabijan.


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