Baba Taher Mausoleum
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Baba Taher Mausoleum information
Of a similar era to the BuAli Sina (Avicenna) Mausoleum but architecturally less successful is this heavily buttressed mausoleum. It looks like a failed prototype for Thunderbird 3. There’s little reason to go inside unless you enjoy Persian calligraphy, inscribed here on some gently opalescent stone wall-slabs.