Sheikh Ali Benyamin Monastery – Yazd

Sheikh Ali Benyamin Monastery – Yazd


The same is located in Bida Khid in Yazd. It comprises of a mausoleum, monastery and mosque that are regarded as valuable relics of the region. Within the mausoleum there are three tombs, one of which belongs to the reputable Gnostic Sheikh Ali Benyamin. This monument, in terms of inscription and other historical and artistic works, is of great cultural importance. The wooden inscription above the front door of the mausoleum in 'Naskh' script shows that this monument was built in 826 AH.

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