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Address: Mashhad, Iran
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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The site of the 9th-century murder of the 8th of the 12 descendants of...

The site of the 9th-century murder of the 8th of the 12 descendants of Mohammed.

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Imam Reza Holy Shrine

Hi. After 9 years we went to Mashhad and visit Imam Raza Holy Shrine. Always travel to Mashhad is exciting. In Apr month Mashhad is privacy with nice weather. U can visit Mashhad... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Hamid H
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Hi. After 9 years we went to Mashhad and visit Imam Raza Holy Shrine. Always travel to Mashhad is exciting. In Apr month Mashhad is privacy with nice weather. U can visit Mashhad and share your experiences. Thank you.

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baghdad
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125 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

highly modern place with a lot of good Islamic architecture spending buildings around the main shrine . highly religious and really deserves to be visited . i visited more than four times .

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Thank nezar k
Tehran, Iran
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is tomb of Imam reza. It is Spiritual calmness supplier for muslim religious people. Muslim People come here to pray and make peace inside.

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Thank marzie_m
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful holy place. You can visit either for prayers or just to look around any time you want. Place is a bit big though, so remember where you entered from. Also, the small museum in it is worth a quick look around.

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Thank Nader A
Mashhad, Iran
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It is the largest mosque in the world by dimension and the second largest by capacity. Also contained within the complex are the Goharshad Mosque, a museum, a library, four seminaries,[1] a cemetery, the Razavi University of Islamic Sciences, a dining hall for pilgrims, vast prayer halls, and other buildings.

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Thank ghomshe
Tehran, Iran
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best places on the earth. You can see people praying, thinking, and crying for the sins they've done. May God forgive them.

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Thank Salman M
Vienna, Austria
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Iran has a lot of impressive architecture, but this one exceeded any expectations. I did not even know it was not allowed to enter as non-muslim. I was with locals and no one ever asked me. First time my friends borrowed me a chador, second time people guided me to where I could take one. I speak a little farsi... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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Reviewed 9 March 2017

I had read from others that when trying to enter as a tourist, you'd be given a guide and then you weren't allowed to walk around by yourself. Well, I bought my own black chador (you have to wear a chador and will be given one if you don't have one - hijab is not enough inside this complex). Security... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 6 March 2017

We were lucky enough to visit the massive Imam Reza shrine in Mashhad on a Holy Day. This meant the place was packed with families and pilgrims in what can only be described as a religious festival mood. The crowds were very friendly to us and welcoming. I cannot tell you how many people came up and asked where we... More 

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Shiraz, Iran
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

The holy shrine attracts millions of Iranian and foreign pilgrims every year. The architecture is breathtaking. Don't forget to visit the holy shrine's museum, I enjoyed collections of shrine's old pictures; artifacts and pieces of arts belonging to 800-900 years ago.

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