Rey or Ray [Pronunciation: rā] (Persian: شهر ری‎, Shahr-e-Ray, "City of Ray"), also known as Rhages (/ˈreɪdʒəz/; Greek: Ῥάγαι, Rhagai; Latin: Rhagae or Rhaganae) and formerly as Arsacia, is the capital of Rey County, Tehran Province, Iran, and is the oldest existing city in the province. Ray today has been absorbed into the Greater Tehran metropolitan area. Ray is connected via the Tehran Metro to the rest of Tehran and has many industries and factories in operation. Limited excavations ...see more of what was not bulldozed began in 1997 in collaboration with the Iranian Cultural Heritage and Tourism Organization (ICHTO), the Department of Archaeological Sciences of the University of Bradford and the Department of Archaeology of the University of Tehran. Rey in Tehran map (black). Rey is 20th district of municipal Tehran. Note on spelling: According to the Iranian Chamber Society, the correct spelling of the city in both English and Persian is Ray, though variations in spelling also exist. The city university also uses the spelling Ray ("Azad University, Shahr-e-Ray"), as does the Encyclopædia Iranica published by Columbia University. Reference: www.wikipedia.org

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The Shāh Abdol Azīm Shrine , located in Rey, Iran, contains the tomb of: ‘Abdul ‘Adhīm ibn ‘Abdillāh al-Hasanī[1] (aka. Shah Abdol Azim). Shah Abdol Azim was a fifth generation descendant of Hasan ibn ‘Alī[1] and a companion of Muhammad al-Taqī.[1] He was entombed here after his death i...

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Bibi Shahr Banu

Bibi Shahr Ban...

Bibi Shahr Banu Shrine is a shrine located near Shahr-e Ray, a southern suburb of Tehran, Iran. The shrine is located outside the present town on the slope of a small mountain range extending eastwards, known by the name of Mount Tabarak or Kuh-e Ray or also Kuh-e Bibi Sharbanu. T...

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The Holy mausoleum of Imam zadehs sayyed Ibrahim and sayyed Eismaeil (AS)

The Holy mauso...

Imam zadehs sayyed Ibrahim and sayyed Eismaeil (AS) are of Imam Moua ibn Jaafar (AS)’s grandchildren. Tnis mausoleum’s structure, is too old, possessing brick-made entrance portico leads to barrel arch rooms has been rebuilt and renovated in 1375. The Mausoleum Exhaustive project, has b...

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Naghareh Khaneh tower

Naghareh Khane...

Naghareh Khane Tower or Bayazieed Tower is located in the north of Rey Township, in the west of Amin Abad, on the top of Tabrak Mountain. According to some sources, this brick tower with the height of 3 m had been built 1000 years ago by a person named "Bozorg Omid" for a personal use...

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Tughrul Tower

Tughrul Tower

Tughrul Tower is the tomb for the second ruler of the Seljuk dynasty, Tughrul Beg (990–1063 CE). He is a significant figure in Islamic history because he established the Seljuk Sultanate after conquering Persia and retaking the Abbasid capital of Baghdad from the Buyid dynasty in 1055. ...

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Eshgh abad Wetland

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Fashafouye Lake

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