"Khajeh Rabi, The wonderful Safavid Art work" Khvajeh Rabi` by Behi

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Khajeh Rabi cemetery is a famous and renowned mausoleum of Rabi Ebn-e Khossaim & cemetery of hundreds martyrs of imposed war by Iraq & is situated 4 km. northwest of Mashhad on the Khajeh Rabi Road.

Rabi Ebn-e Khossaim known as Khajeh Rabi was the ruler of Rey during Imam Ali (first Shiite Saint). He was also a devotee of Islamic History. (8th cent. AD)

Fathali Khan the ancestor of Qajar dynasty also has been buried in mausoleum .

It was built during Shah Abbas Safavid in recommendation of Sheikh Bahaei by Mirza Olgh in 1617 AD.
This mausoleum is octagonal in shape and houses 16 booths, large halls and portico styled in intricate and unique oriental architecture.
The dual shel dome is 18 m. high. decorated with fine tilework.

The interior of the mausoleum has interesting ornaments which includes two inscriptions written by Ali Reza Abbasi & Golden paintings.

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