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The Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini is where the founder of the Islamic Revolution, Ruhollah Khomeini (1902-1989), has been laid to rest along with his wife Khadijeh Saqafi and his second son Ahmad Khomeini, who died in 1995. The mausoleum is located to the south of Tehran in the Behesht-e Zahra (Paradise of Zahra) cemetery. Construction of the mausoleum began in 1989 and upon completion the complex will include a cultural and tourist center, a university for Islamic studies, a seminary, a shopping mall, and a 20,000-car parking lot.

Imam Khomeini Shrine

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    Persian Gulf Hwy