Dome of the mausoleum of Rokn al-Din seen from distance

Dome of the mausoleum of Rokn al-Din seen from distance

Beautiful dome of the mausoleum is 11.5m and it is decorated with blue tiles

Beautiful dome of the mausoleum is 11.5m and it is decorated with blue tiles

When I approached this entrance gate sadly, it was locked

When I approached this entrance gate sadly, it was locked

I came back to this building again after a while and it was open

I came back to this building again after a while and it was open

Main building of the mausoleum - seen from the entrance gate

Main building of the mausoleum - seen from the entrance gate

Seyyed Rokn al-Din was a 8th century mystic and scientist and he founded his school called

Seyyed Rokn al-Din was a 8th century mystic and scientist and he founded his school called "Rokinye"

Tiles used on one of the external walls of the mausoleum

Tiles used on one of the external walls of the mausoleum

In the past, this complex housed an observatory, pharmacy, hospital, mosque, bath house, water cistern and a library with 3000 books

In the past, this complex housed an observatory, pharmacy, hospital, mosque, bath house, water cistern and a library with 3000 books

Rokn al-Din was a qazi (chief justice) of the city and also held a spiritual position in Yazd and the surrounding areas

Rokn al-Din was a qazi (chief justice) of the city and also held a spiritual position in Yazd and the surrounding areas

This is the view of the mausoleum from the second door after passing the courtyard

This is the view of the mausoleum from the second door after passing the courtyard

The construction of the complex (Rokinye) was finished in 725

The construction of the complex (Rokinye) was finished in 725

Mausoleum of Rokn al-Din has a grill around the grave same as other holy sites in Iran

Mausoleum of Rokn al-Din has a grill around the grave same as other holy sites in Iran

This is the beautiful door of the mausoleum which is locked all the time

This is the beautiful door of the mausoleum which is locked all the time

A side view of the casing which surrounds the grave of Rokn al-Din

A side view of the casing which surrounds the grave of Rokn al-Din

Many visitors leave money inside the casing in order to raise the funds to maintain the building

Many visitors leave money inside the casing in order to raise the funds to maintain the building

Silver coloured protective grill has viewing space to see the grave inside

Silver coloured protective grill has viewing space to see the grave inside

The dome of the mausoleum was undergoing some renovation work at the time of my visit

The dome of the mausoleum was undergoing some renovation work at the time of my visit

This building is decorated from ground level to the top, all the way up to it's dome

This building is decorated from ground level to the top, all the way up to it's dome

Decorations of the building are varied yet elaborate which cover the whole body of the building

Decorations of the building are varied yet elaborate which cover the whole body of the building

There were some grave on the floor of mausoleum of Rokn al-Din

There were some grave on the floor of mausoleum of Rokn al-Din

One of the graves has the photo of the person who was buried inside

One of the graves has the photo of the person who was buried inside

This is the grave of the person mentioned in the previous photo

This is the grave of the person mentioned in the previous photo

Blue dome of the mausoleum of Rokn al-Din seen from Masjed Jame Street

Blue dome of the mausoleum of Rokn al-Din seen from Masjed Jame Street