The Boq'eh-ye Khajeh Rabi mausoleum is a beautiful building with a blue dome surrounded by a park, about 6km north of the centre of Mashhad. The mausoleum contains the tomb of an apostle of the prophet Mohammad and was completed in 1612. The interior of the building is lavishly decorated with Islamic patterns in golden and blue tones. Around the mausoleum is a large cemetery paved with thousands of tombstones.

01 Boq e-ye Khajeh Rabi mausoleum 02 Garden flowers 03 Inner court 04 Colonnade 05 Blue dome
06 Tombstones with Arabic inscriptions 07 Boq e-ye Khajeh Rabi mausoleum 08 Alcove 09 Mausoleum hall with decorated walls 10 Decorated ceiling 11 Decorated wall
12 Persian carpet 13 Mausoleum hall with decorated walls 14 Decorated ceiling 15 Interior hall 16 Mausoleum hall with decorated walls 17 Mausoleum hall with decorated walls
18 Mausoleum hall with decorated walls 19 Decorated ceiling 20 Mausoleum hall with decorated walls
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