Khajeh Rabi Tomb: A Beautiful Building with A Blue Dome
- July, 27, 2018 - 13:55
- Tourism news
TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Situated 4km north of Mashhad in Iran's northeastern Khorasan Province, the tomb is cemetery of Khajeh Rabi', a Muslim who is well known for his endeavors in the way of Islam.
The monument is constructed in Safavid era (1501-1736) and located in a large beautiful garden.
This mausoleum is octagonal in shape and houses many rooms, large halls and porticos styled in intricate and unique oriental architecture.
With 18m height, the dome of the mausoleum has been decorated with scripted tile works.
Dating back to 1026 and 1031 A.H., two inscriptions, written by the Iranian prominent calligrapher Alireza Abbassi, ornament the interior of the mausoleum.
The facade of this monument has many eye-catching and interesting architectural and decorative features.
Source: Tehran Times