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The Mausoleum of Attar of Nishapur (or Attar Neyshaburi) is located in Nishapur in northeastern Iran. Its located near the Mausoleum of Omar Khayyám.[1]

Mausoleum of Attar of Nishapur
آرامگاه عطار نیشابوری
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General information
Town or cityNishapur
Country Iran
CompletedTimurid Empire

The structure is octagonal in shape with a tile worked onion shaped dome. It has 4 entrances, the northern one is the main entrance. The structure is adorned with colored (green, yellow and blue) tiles and carvings. The interior site is covered by plaster and has four seats. The Mausoleum is located in a garden covering an area of about 119 sq. m. The grave of the well known painter Kamal-ol-molk is also situated in a part of this garden.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rypka 1968, p. 587.

SourcesEdit

  • Rypka, Jan (1968). "Poets and Prose Writers of the Late Saljuq and Mongol Periods". In Boyle, J.A. (ed.). The Cambridge History of Iran (Vol. 5). Cambridge University Press. ISBN 978-0521069366.

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