Footsteps of Religion
the spiritual experience waiting for you along with golden domes and minarets that glisten in the sun...
Footsteps of Religion
4 Nights & 5 Days
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Mashhad, known as a place of religious pilgrimage, centered on the vast Holy Shrine of Imam Reza, with golden domes and minarets that glisten in the sun. Shrine of Fatima Masumeh located in Qom which is considered by Shia Muslims to be the second most sacred city in Iran after Mashhad. Fatima Masumeh was the sister of Imam Reza and the daughter…
DESTINATIONS & ATTRACTIONS
- Tehran: Imamzadeh Saleh, Imam Khomeini Shrine
- Qom: Masoume Shrine, Jamkaran Mosque
- Mashhad: Imam Reaza Shrine, Goharshad Mosque, Tomb of King Nader
Day 1: Arrival – Tehran
You will arrive in Tehran and will be transferred to the hotel and check-in. We have a lot to venture, numerous places to visit, so get some good rest to get up all energetic and fresh. O/N Tehran
Day 2: Tehran – Qom
Today morning we will visit Imamzadeh Saleh, 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. Afternoon is time to move through Qom, En route have a stop to visit Imam Khomeini Shrine, a place of Ziyarat for followers of Khomeini. It is used symbolically by government figures. Check-in the hotel and take a rest. O/N Qom
We start our day by visiting Masoume Shrine, Fatima Masumeh was the sister of the eighth Imam Reza and the daughter of the seventh Imam Musa al-Kadhim. In Shia Islam, women are often revered as saints if they are close relatives to one of the Twelver Imams. Fatima Masumeh is therefore honored as a saint, and her shrine in Qom is considered one of the most significant Shi’i shrines in Iran. Every year, thousands of Shi’i Muslims travel to Qom to honor Fatima Masumeh and ask her for blessings. Then we will drive to Jamkaran, a popular pilgrimage site for Shia Muslims from all over the world. On Tuesday evenings large crowds of thousands gather there to pray and to drop a note to the Imam in a well at the site, asking for help with some problem. Then take a train from Qom to Mashhad.O/N Mashhad
First of all we will go to Imam Reza Shrine, the eighth Imam of Shiites. It is the largest mosque in the world by area. Also contained within the complex are the Goharshad Mosque, a museum, a library, four seminaries and a cemetery. Then we will move to Tomb of King Nader one of the most powerful Iranian rulers in the history of that nation, ruling as Shah of Persia from 1736 to 1747 when he was assassinated during a rebellion. Because of his military genius as evidenced in numerous martial encounters throughout his campaigns.O/N Mashhad
You will be transferred to Tehran Airport for departure. Iran is a kind of place that you cannot get enough of it and to appreciate its beauty thoroughly in such few days is not possible. Therefore, until next time we will have the honor to host you here in Iran take care and enjoy your flight.
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