Top things to do in Rey

Islamic Shrine in Rey

Imamzadeh Shah-e Abdal-Azim

Rey's main attraction is this shrine built for a 9th-century descendant of Imam Hossein. The mausoleum has elaborate tilework; a golden dome; a pool in the courtyard; a 14th-century sarcophagus with intricate carvin…
Iranian in Rey

Bam-e Rey

Rey's fanciest dining option combines both a restaurant and casual cafe. The waiters will bring the flag of your nation to the table along with your kababs, deep-fried fish, pasta and the like. There's also a roof-t…
Market in Rey

Rey Bazaar

Around 500 years old, Rey's compact and architecturally attractive bazaar is an interesting place to explore after having looked around the adjacent shrine Imamzadeh Shah-e Abdal-Azim shrine.
Spring in Rey

Cheshmeh Ali

In the past, locals used to clean their carpets in the pool here fed by an underground mineral spring. On the rocks above is an elaborate inscription made during the reign of Fati Ali Shah (r 1797–1834), while highe…
Historic Building in Rey

Toghoral Tower

This 12th-century brick tower rises up 20m and was originally topped by a conical dome that has long since collapsed. The tower, surrounded by a small walled garden, also marks the tomb of the Seljuk king Toghoral B…
Ruins in Rey

Qal’-e Tabarak

The mud-walled remains of this Sassanid-era fortress overlook the mineral springs of Cheshmeh Ali.