Imam Reza shrine
Imām Rezā shrine (Persian: حرم امام رضا) is a complex in Mashhad, Iran. It contains the mausoleum of Imām Ridhā, the eighth Imām of Twelver Shi'ites. Also in the complex are the Goharshad Mosque, a museum, a library, seminaries, a cemetery, a dining hall for pilgrims, vast prayer halls, and other buildings.
This complex is the center of tourism in Iran. It is visited by 15 to 20 million pilgrims every year.
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- "Sacred Sites: Mashhad, Iran". sacredsites.com. Retrieved 2006-03-13.