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Iran

Places to Visit:
Mashad
Qum
Tehran
Shimran
Kashan

Mashad al-Muqaddas, Tus, Khorasan

Pilgrimage sites

1
Mausoleum of 8th Imam Ali b. Musa al-Rida, peace be upon him
2
Tomb of Khwaja Aba Salat Harvi
3
Tomb of Imamzada Sultan Ahmed [a]
4
Tomb of Sayyid Ahmed Kabir
5
Tomb of Shaykh Bahauddin Ameli
6
Tomb of Mohamed ibn Hasani Alhuri Ameli
7
Tomb of Abu Ali Hazal ibn Hasan Al-Tibrasi
8
Tomb of Khwaja Murad
9
Tomb of Khwaja Rabi'i

Historic sites

1
Masjid Gowhar shad
2
Museum/Library in the Haram of Imam al-Rida, peace be upon him
3
Tomb of Nader Shah
4
Statue of Nader Shah
5
Tombs of Attar and Kamalul Mulk
6
Tomb of Omar Khayyam
7
Semnan Jameh mosque
8
Mahruq shrine
9
Aryamehr Park
10
Tomb of Ferdowsi
11
Statue of Ferdowsi
12
Tomb of Shahrokh Mirza Afshar

Note: Khorasan means "Land of the Rising Sun".

Qum

Pilgrimage sites

1
Mausoleum of Fatima bint Musa [a]

Daughter of 7th Imam [a]. Well-known as Masooma Qum
2
Masjid Imam Hasan al-Askari, peace be upon him.

Near the mausoleum of Masooma Qum
3
Tomb of Aqa Burujardi (the marja before Ayatullah Mohsin al-Hakim)

Inside the Haram of Masooma Qum
4
Masjid Jamkaran

Built in 393 AH under orders of the 12th Imam [a]. This is outside Qum

Tehran

Pilgrimage sites

1
Mausoleum of Shah Abdul Azim [a]
2
Tomb of Abdul Qasim son of Imam Musa al-Kadhim [a] (7th Imam)
3
Tomb of Imamzada Musa [a]
4
Tomb of Imamzada Shah Tahir [a]
5
Koh-e-Bibi Shahrbanu [a]
6
Tomb of Shaykh Saduq "Baabawayh"

This is near the mausoleum of Shah Abdul Azim [a]. Shaykh Saduq was one of the greatest Shi'a Alims to have ever lived. He is said to have been born with the prayers of the 12th Imam Al-Mahdi, peace be upon him.

Shimran

Location

Approximately one hour by bus from Tehran.

Pilgrimage sites

Mausoleum of Imamzada Saleh son of Imam Musa al-Kadhim, peace be upon him.

Sight-seeing

Animal zoo on the way to Shimran.

Kashan

Pilgrimage sites

Tomb of Abu Loolu

Related Article on the Web:
History of the Mausoleum in Mashad

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