Traveling is an amazingly underrated investment in yourself. As you travel you’re exposed to more new people, cultures, and lifestyles than you are living in yourhomeland all the time. So Ulduz tourism suggests you to travel to Ardabil.
Ardebil is the capital of Ardebil province in the northwest of Iran. Ardebil is one of the ancient and historical cities. The city is located near the Azerbaijani border and is considered one of the coldest cities in Iran, which has many natural attractions. With the advent of Sheikh Safi al-Din and the Safavid dynasty, Ardebil received special privilege, which a special political, social and cultural status.
Sheikh Safi al-din Khānegāh and Shrine Ensemble
shrine of Sheikh Safi al-Din Ardebili is one of the historical and ancient sites of the Ardabil. In this place, in addition to the shrine of Sheikh Safi al-Din Ardebili, there are the tombs of Shah Isma'il I (the first king of Safavid) and Shah Ismael's wife.
The ensemble includes well-preserved and richly ornamented facades and interiors, with a remarkable collection of antique artefacts. It constitutes a rare ensemble of elements of medieval Islamic architecture. This place is registered in the UNESCO World Heritage.
The Mausoleum of Sheikh Safi, in Ardabil, was first built by his son Sheikh Sadr al-Dīn Mūsā, after Sheikh Safi’s death in 1334. This work has a well-designed architecture that distinguishes it from the historical collections of Iran. This monument is in the Awli Qapu neighborhood. Qandil khane is the main building and is located exactly on the entrance hall in two floors. The five wooden windows on the upper floor and the five windows below it have a beautiful view of the house. This place also has a lot of other amenities like a library, mosque, school, kitchen and other sections, each of which is attractive to tourists.
Several parts were gradually added to the main structure during the Safavid dynasty. A number of Safavid sheikhs and harems and victims of the Safavids’ battles, including the Battle of Chaldiran, have been buried at the site.
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