The Amir Chakhmaq complex (also known as Tekieh e Amir Chakhmagh) is an imposing facade with many alcoves and two tall towers, which in older times was the entrance to a large bazaar, which has been replaced by a much smaller one. The main function of this building was to host the Taziyeh, a series of rituals to commemorate the martyrdom of the Imam Hossein. The site dates back to the 15th century, although the current structure was built in the 19th century.
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