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   PIC     PIC  

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   PIC  

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]   PIC     PIC  

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   PIC     PIC  

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