Half close your eyes and you could almost imagine this beautiful shrine as a Buddhist temple in the Nepali foothills. Dedicated to a Sufi mystic, Sheikh Zahed Gilani (1236–1301), the ... MORE
Near the city of Lahijan in northern Iran, and on the slopes of the mountains and among the green tea fields, there is a spectacular monument belonging to a Sufi named Sheikh Tadj’ad-Dīn Ebraheem, who is known as Sheikh Zahed Gilani. Originally dating from the Safavid era, the shrine has been rebuilt several times. You can see it from the Ramsar motorway, 2.5km from Lahijan's Golestan Sq.