TEHRAN – The modest mausoleum of Haji Mohammadreza Lari, who was a beneficiant Iranian benefactor of the nineteenth century, has been restored within the metropolis of Torbat-e Heydarieh, northeastern Khorasan Razavi province, the town’s tourism chief stated on Sunday.
“The mausoleum belongs to Haji Mohammadreza Lari, one of many late, distinguished benefactors and elites of the town, who constructed a number of public constructions together with 5 caravanserais and two bridges, all of which have been endowed,” Ali Mohammadi stated on Sunday.
The restoration venture concerned strengthening the construction in addition to lightening the roof and repairing the flooring, the official added.
In collaboration with Torbat-e Heydarieh’s Municipality, the monument is deliberate to show right into a museum in close to future, he defined.
One of many caravanserais constructed by Lari, Referred to as Robat-e Lari, is without doubt one of the distinguished vacationer sights within the area and was inscribed on the Nationwide Heritage checklist in 2002.
Positioned contained in the historic texture of the town and close to its outdated bazaar, the 24-room caravanserai continues to be working after over 100 years.
In keeping with archaeological research, Torbat-e Heydarieh is dwelling to a number of historic caves resulting from its favorable habitat situations and traces of habitation from about 40,000 years have been recognized within the caves of the area, the official added. The historical past of the world stretches again to the Achaemenian Empire from the sixth to 4th century BC and the Parthian Empire from the third century BC to the third century CE.