About Shrine of Shah-e Cheragh
Shrine of Shah-e Cheragh is located in Shiraz, beside a square called Ahmadi Square. It is the mausoleum of Seyed Mir Ahmad, known as Shah-e Cheragh, who is the son of Imam Musa Kazim (PBUH). Seyed Mir Mohammad, another son of Imam Musa Kazim (PBUH) is also buried in this shrine. This building is constructed in the era of Atabakan of Fars in 6th century A.H. and its dome and court are decorated with beautiful tiling and its building is constructed according to the style of Azari architecture. Inside the shrine, there is mirror art work using small colored mirrors decorated with beautiful Persian and Arabic calligraphy. Building of this shrine consists of a porch in front and a vast sanctuary behind the porch. On four sides of the shrine, there are four alcove and there is a mosque behind the shrine. The shrine is located under the dome in alcove, and it is made of silver. The courtyard has two main entrances on the north and south of the shrine. Besides two main doors, there are also two secondary doors. One of them opens to Bazaar-e Haji and the other to Jam-e Atiq Mosque. In addition, a port-like entrance opens to Bazzar-e Shah-e Cheragh from the north side of courtyard. The tomb of Shah-e Cheragh is located on the west and the tomb of his brother, Seyed Mir Mohammad, is located in the northeast of the courtyard. It should be reminded that this shrine has a library and museum.