Shiraz Historical Sites

Shah Cheragh - Shiraz, Iran شاه چراغ Shah Cheragh - Shiraz, Iran شاه چراغ

Shah Cheragh

شاه چراغ


Shah Cheragh is the name of a holy place and a funerary monument in Shiraz. In fact, Shah Cheragh is the tomb of Mir Seyyed Ahmad nicknamed Shah Cheragh, son of Imam Mūsā al-Kādhim, the seventh Imam of Shia.

This building has been constructed in the 6th century of Islamic calender and at the time of Atabakan-e-fars.

The dome and shrine of this building have beautiful mosaic and tiles that attracts the attention of every visitor and pilgrims; also, inside the shrine is decorated with colorful tiny mirror works, unique stucco, and beautiful and artistic cornice. Near the shrine of Hazrat-e Shah Cheragh there is the shrine of Mir Mohammad, Shah Cheragh’s brother, which dates back to 10th century of Islamic calendar, and it is reconstructed and decorated in Zandiyye period. The mosaic work of its dome is in the style of the mosaic works of Qajar period. One of the other features of the building is the wooden structure of the ceiling of the terrace and the writing of the holy names on them. There is a huge pond in the middle of the yard which is made of porcelain from the mines of Neyriz.

There is also museum and the library of the Shrine of Shah Cheragh in this complex.

It should be noted that in this place there is a part called International relations which has the task of offering services and introducing this place to the foreign tourists.

Address: Holy shrine of Ahmad Ebn-e-Musa Shah Cheragh, Ahmadi Sq., Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran
Address: ایران، استان فارس، شیراز، میدان احمدی ، آرامگاه مقدس احمدبن موسی شاهچراغ (ع)
Tel: +98-711- 2233154
www.shahecheragh.ir


Shah Cheragh - Shiraz, Iran شاه چراغ

Shah Cheragh - Shiraz, Iran شاه چراغ

Shah Cheragh - Shiraz, Iran شاه چراغ

Shah Cheragh - Shiraz, Iran شاه چراغ

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