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Ali Ibn Hamzeh Holly Shrine

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Ali bin Hamza is a sacred figure for Shiites, he was prosecuted by the caliph and fled to Shiraz in... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
IranDestination I
Shiraz, Iran
Highly recommended

If you want to see the glory and soul of Iranian mirror art, you should see this place. It's one... read more

Reviewed March 17, 2019
Shiraz, Iran
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ali bin Hamza is a sacred figure for Shiites, he was prosecuted by the caliph and fled to Shiraz in 805, but after staying hidden for a while, he was finally found and killed. Later on around 950, the local ruler built him a shrine...More

Date of experience: April 2019
1  Thank IranDestination I
Reviewed March 17, 2019

If you want to see the glory and soul of Iranian mirror art, you should see this place. It's one the most famous shrines in Shiraz and is a holy place for Shia's.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 23, 2019

One of the best shrines of Shiraz, 1 of the best muslim holy sites I have ever visited. Beside the stunning glass/mirror interior, the relaxing and meditative garden and the warm hospitality and great spiritual chat with the two girls in the visitors' area (I...More

Date of experience: February 2019
2  Thank MattiaC1374
Reviewed February 18, 2019

We felt Iranian hospitality and warmth everywhere, especially in this mosque. Architecture is stunning.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Time_travel_UZB
Reviewed February 17, 2019 via mobile

This place is absolutely amazing. The shrine is so huge that you should allow at least an hour to walk around. I got a local guide for free arranged by my personal guide so I am not sure if it is possible just to go...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank LarsSoholm
Reviewed February 7, 2019 via mobile

We visited this shrine as a family, it was free of entrance, and it was very beautiful inside, decorated with mirrors and incredible lights. The most memorable part was the guide who explained to us the history, details of the shrine and our questions relating...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Tommy0831
Reviewed January 28, 2019

It is simply magical! This glittering mausoleum honors Emir Ali, a nephew of Shah Cheragh (also buried in Shiraz at the Shah Cheragh Mosque), and both are relatives to Iman Reza - the Fourth Iman. It was built in the 19th century, during the Qajar...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank LuizDutraNeto
Reviewed January 7, 2019

Very nice shrine, in addition there is staff there to explain (In very good english i may add) about Islam and the differences between shi'ite Islam and Sunni Islam, if it's on your way, it's worth the visit. Lots of mirrors used inside, unexpected.

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank MrBrens
Reviewed December 16, 2018

A good place to visit during evening with all of their lights up. Don't bring your camera here as they don't allow outsider to take photo and you must be a Muslim to enter their main place.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MarcusKKP
Reviewed November 30, 2018 via mobile

Just go there and relax but dont waste your time.one hour is enough.Enjoy alot but shiraz has much more nice places.

Date of experience: November 2018
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