A minaret of the mosque of Imamzade Alauddin Hussain bin Imam Musa al-Kazim

A minaret of the mosque of Imamzade Alauddin Hussain bin Imam Musa al-Kazim

Beautiful lights in front of the shrine - this site is only 5 minutes walk away from the famous Shah Chirag

Beautiful lights in front of the shrine - this site is only 5 minutes walk away from the famous Shah Chirag

This shrine (mosque) is located in the south-east of Shiraz - Syed Alauddin Hussain was the brother of Imam Raza (A.S).

This shrine (mosque) is located in the south-east of Shiraz - Syed Alauddin Hussain was the brother of Imam Raza (A.S).

When I was taking photos of the building, I was approached by a very angry minder of the building who warned me not to take the photos

When I was taking photos of the building, I was approached by a very angry minder of the building who warned me not to take the photos

But after much negotiation, he allowed me to take the photos of the exterior (actually, he felt little embarrassed at the end for his initial approach earlier)

But after much negotiation, he allowed me to take the photos of the exterior (actually, he felt little embarrassed at the end for his initial approach earlier)

This is the main porch of the shrine and it is decorated with the bright coloured tiles

This is the main porch of the shrine and it is decorated with the bright coloured tiles

Closeup of the ceiling at the entrance of shrine - a side door was being used for the entry and exit on that day

Closeup of the ceiling at the entrance of shrine - a side door was being used for the entry and exit on that day

One of the two minarets of the Syed Alauddin Hussain Mosque

One of the two minarets of the Syed Alauddin Hussain Mosque

One thing which I had noticed during my travel in Iran that this country takes great pride in looking after it's religious monuments

One thing which I had noticed during my travel in Iran that this country takes great pride in looking after it's religious monuments

Arabic inscriptions on the exterior of the shrine of Syed Alauddin Hussain

Arabic inscriptions on the exterior of the shrine of Syed Alauddin Hussain

Strong colours suggest that this mosque had been restored recently

Strong colours suggest that this mosque had been restored recently

A chandelier hangs from the ceiling at the main entrance of the mosque to the prayer hall and shrine

A chandelier hangs from the ceiling at the main entrance of the mosque to the prayer hall and shrine

A side view of the Syed Alauddin Hussain Mosque in Shiraz

A side view of the Syed Alauddin Hussain Mosque in Shiraz

Syed Alauddin Hussain was a brother of Imamzade Ahmad and Muhammad which are buried at Shah Chirag

Syed Alauddin Hussain was a brother of Imamzade Ahmad and Muhammad which are buried at Shah Chirag

Lit with the golden lights, minarets and dome of the Shah Chirag can be seen above Shiraz skyline

Lit with the golden lights, minarets and dome of the Shah Chirag can be seen above Shiraz skyline

This photo of Shah Chirag was taken from the courtyard of the Jame Atiq Mosque

This photo of Shah Chirag was taken from the courtyard of the Jame Atiq Mosque

Construction work being carried out in front of the Shah Chirag complex

Construction work being carried out in front of the Shah Chirag complex

Dome of the shrine of Imamzadeh Bibi Khadija (locally known as Bibi Dokhtaran), seen from the roof of the hotel I was staying in

Dome of the shrine of Imamzadeh Bibi Khadija (locally known as Bibi Dokhtaran), seen from the roof of the hotel I was staying in

This shrine is associated with the wife of Imam Sajjad (A.S.), daughter of Imam Hassan (A.S.)

This shrine is associated with the wife of Imam Sajjad (A.S.), daughter of Imam Hassan (A.S.)

Bibi Dokhtaran is also known as Umm Abdullah

Bibi Dokhtaran is also known as Umm Abdullah

When I came to see this shrine, sadly, it was closed and I had to leave Shiraz on that evening

When I came to see this shrine, sadly, it was closed and I had to leave Shiraz on that evening