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Imamzadeh Davoud

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Near the peaks of southwestern Mount Tochal in the Alborz mountain range lies the famous tomb of Imamzadeh Davoud, also known as Sharafeddin.


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  • Address : The end of Kohsar Blvd., Tehran, Iran

The present-day building of the tomb was built during the reign of Qajar monarch, Fath-Ali Shah.
As more and more people visited Imamzadeh Davoud and made donations, a golden dome and two gold minarets decorated with Qur’anic inscriptions were constructed over the tomb.
The gravestone, dating back to the Qajar period, and the two entrance doors, decorated with Nasta’liq inscriptions, are among the historical objects of the tomb.
The interior of the shrine is covered with mirror-works and decorated with Qur’anic

  • Background information

    The ancestry of Imamzadeh Davoud, as verified by the late Ayatollah Najafi Mar’ashi, goes back to Imam Hassan (AS).
  • Specific information

    The main building, plastered with a mixture of mud and straw, belongs to the Safavid era. In the past decades, the stone arches around the courtyard were transformed into one-story chambers with a brick exterior.
    In the northern section of the tomb, courtyards, chambers and buildings were annexed to host pilgrims.
  • Outlook

    In the past, the green-domed tomb of Imamzadeh Davoud consisted of stone buildings and a courtyard surrounded by small arches. The tomb had a number of verandas in the southern section.
  • Facilities

    In addition to facilities in the vicinity of Imamzadeh Davoud, such as motels, restaurants and small bazaars to host pilgrims, facilities have been established near the tomb. These facilities include a place for accommodating pilgrims, clinic, library and shops.
  • More Info

    In recent years, the Endowment Organization has prepared a comprehensive plan for expanding, renovating and beautifying the tomb and its surroundings. The plan for reinforcing the southern courtyard is underway.
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