Tomb of Imam Khomeini

Local nameمرقد امام خمینی
LocationTehran, Iran

The Mausoleum of Ruhollah Khomeini, also referred to as the holy shrine, houses the tombs of the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, his wife Khadijeh Saqafi, and his second son Ahmad Khomeini; and some political figures, such as former President Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani, former Vice President Hassan Habibi, Lieutenant General Ali Sayad Shirazi, Iranian Revolution figure Sadeq Tabatabaei, and MP Marzieh Hadidchi. The mausoleum is located to the south of Tehran in the Behesht-e Zahra cemetery. Construction commenced in 1989 following Khomeini's death on June 3 of that year.

Tags Modern HistoryShiaPlace of WorshipTombMuslim
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Address Iran

Coordinates 35°32'56.395" N 51°22'0.443" E

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