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Golden domes and mean streets

MASHHAD – The Astan-e Qods-e Razavi – housing the holy shrine of Imam Reza and other haram-e motahhar (sacred precincts) – is undoubtedly one of the most dazzling religious complexes in the world. We are immersed in a celebration caravan featuring golden minarets, blue domes, a fabulous golden dome, a Timurid mosque, a kaleidoscope of calligraphy and […]

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