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Imamzadeh Saleh, Shemiran

Imāmzādeh Sāleh
امامزاده صالح
Haram emamzadeh saleh.jpg
Resting place of Sāleh, son of Mūsā al-Kādhim.
Basic information
Location Shemiran, Iran
Geographic coordinates 35°48′18.43″N 51°25′47.4″E / 35.8051194°N 51.429833°E / 35.8051194; 51.429833
Affiliation Shia Islam
Municipality Shemiranat County
Province Tehran Province
Country Iran
Architectural type Mosque

Imamzadeh Saleh (Persian: امامزاده صالح‎, translit. Imāmzādeh Ṣāleh‎) is one of many imamzadeh mosques in Iran. The mosque is located at Tajrish Square in Tehran's northern Shemiran district. The mosque entombs the remains of Saleh, a son of the Twelver Shia Imam, Musa al-Kadhim, and is one of the most popular Shia shrines in northern Tehran.


Iranians holding Eid al-Fitr prayer in Imamzadeh Saleh shrine, 2017

The main mausoleum building includes a large rectangular building with thick walls and solid inner space of almost 5. 6 square meters. In the year 700 AH Imam Zadeh Saleh there is an inscription that appears in the repair and alteration of entries has gone according to which the Kingdom of Ghazan Khan was at the same time. Imam Zadeh Saleh large wooden box inside the tomb probably belonged to the era of the late Safavid or Afsharid dynasties. Silver enshrine the eastern and north-eastern and western sides have netted enclosure is decorated with silver and wood lattice south side of the endowment of the late Mr. Mirza Saeed khan foreign minister late Qajar. The shrine is located on the north side entrance porch and the porch of the sanctuary, the tablet is rectangular adobe tile on its history in 1210 AH and the name of Fath-Ali Shah Qajar has been engraved on it.

Notable burials

See also

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