Fin Garden, Kashan, Iran

Fin Garden, Kashan, Iran

Fin Garden is located in Kashan and is one of the historical Persian gardens. It was completed in 1590. The garden was developed during the Safavid dynasty, until Abbas I of Persia (1633-1666). It was subsequently neglected and damaged several times until it was listed as a national property of Iran in 1935. In 2012 it was added to the UNESCO World Heritage List as part of thr Persian gardens. Thanks to Nasim.

The Persian Garden on UNESCO

Fin Garden, Kashan, Iran

Iran

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The Holy Shrine of Imam Reza in Mashad, Iran

The Holy Shrine of Imam Reza in Mashad, Iran

Imam Reza shrine in Mashad, is a complex which contains the mausoleum of Imam Reza. It is the largest mosque in the world by dimension and the second largest by capacity. This complex is the center of tourism in Iran. It covers an area of 267 079 square meters. In 818 Imam Reza was murdered and buried on this location. Shias and sunnis started visiting there for pilgrimage of his grave. By the end of the 9th century a dome was built on the grave. During more than a millennium it has been devastated and reconstructed several times. Thanks to Nasim.