Seyyed Rokn Addin Mausoleum
Seyyed Rokn Addin was a supreme judge of his time and his body was buried in Roknieh School. Today, his mausoleum is all that is left from the school and the complex it was built in. Seyyed Rokn Addin Mausoleum was registered as a National Heritage Site in 1935.
Location of Seyyed Rokn Addin Mausoleum
Located in Seyyed Rokn Addin Alley, Seyyed Rokn Addin Mausoleum is in close vicinity to Jameh Mosque of Yazd. Markar Clock Tower, Zoroastrien’s Dakhmeh (Towers of silence), and Zoroastrian Fire Temple are some nearby attractions.
History of Seyyed Rokn Addin Mausoleum
Seyyed Rokn Addin Abolmakarem Mohammad Ghazi Hosseini Yazdi was one of the greatest erudite of Aboosaeid Bahador Khan’s time. He was the supreme judge of Yazd when he was alive. According to historical documents, he died in the year 732 in the Islamic calendar and was buried in Roknieh School. However, it is worth mentioning that the school was a part of a huge complex that used to include a library, mosque, hospital, traditional pharmacy, observatory, and a monastery. Sad to say, the mausoleum is the only structure that is left from the whole complex.
Structure of Seyyed Rokn Addin Mausoleum
Seyyed Rokn Addin Mausoleum has one entrance door and an eye-catching dome placed on a tall cylindrical neck structure. Architects, designers, and constructors of this mausoleum left the internal hall empty, without any rooms or architectural structures. Therefore, the spectacular simplicity of the mausoleum is one of its attractive points. On the other hand, the walls are decorated with different artistic designs like tiling, painting, gilding work, carving, and lime work. These decorations have undergone various renovations in recent years.
Where to Eat near Seyyed Rokn Addin Mausoleum
Marco Polo Rooftop Restaurant, Baam Café Restaurant, Karizma Café & Restaurant, Termeh & Toranj Restaurant, Panahandeh Restaurant, Yazd Traditional Restaurant, and Shazdeh Restaurant are the nearby choices that you can choose to eat in. Delicious meals, as well as hot and cold beverages, are provided there for you to enjoy.
Where to Stay near Seyyed Rokn Addin Mausoleum
Fahadan Museum Hotel (traditional hotel), Vali Traditional Hotel (3-star), Firoozeh Traditional Hotel (3-star), Malek-Ol Tojjar Hotel (4-star), Silk Road Hotel (4-star), and Lab-e Khandaq Historical Hotel( 3-star) are the nearby hotels and hostels. You can make an online reservation for each right here on Apochi. We are at your service 24 hours a day.
Seyyed Rokn Addin Mausoleum Location
How To Get To Seyyed Rokn Addin Mausoleum
You can drive Imam Street until you get to Mahdi Street. There is an alley across from Mahdi Street in which Seyyed Rokn Addin Mausoleum is located.
You can get to Seyed Gol-e Sorkh Street or Imam Street and find your way to Seyyed Rokn Addin Mausoleum from these two streets.
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