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chini khana meaning the house of china at Sheikh Safi al-Din shrine in Ardabil!
The Emperer of china gave about 1250 pieces of china dishes to one of the Safavid rulers ,Shah Abbas. then Shah Abbas donated the collection to his ancestor shrine. And one...More
When you enter in Safi-Aldin shrine you can't just stop looking at beautiful mixture of colors of Persian decoration art. Chini-Khane is one of must see places in Iran & try to look at decoration made on tomb stones of Chaldoran war warriors.
This shrine ensemble is the one worth visiting for its mixture of both architecture and artwork.Make sure you study the history of Sufism before you enter this amazing shrine in order to make the most out of this site.
This UNESCO world heritage site is a focal point during the history of Sheite history in Iran. The Iranians used to be Sunni Muslims generally and at the age of Safavid period the Sheite sect became the official sect of the country. This place where...More
the tomb of sheikh safi al din is the founder of sufism , at safavid dynasty it was the most important matter for this city and you can see how humble was it for and at war so many chini is stolen and destroyed and...More