If you have made an effort to come to Iran, then you are interested by its history. So come face to face with the largest figure in Iran’s modern journey. Though it was supposed to be completed more than twenty years ago, improvements to Khomeini’s Shrine are still ongoing. Khomeini’s Shrine in Tehran is huge and covered in controversies around its grandeur and cost. Regardless the complicated detailing is a testament to the skill of Iranian craftsmen, and that alone makes it worth a visit, whatever your opinion is of the current political ideology. It’s also free, so there are no wallet excuses.
In any event, the most Iranians describe Khomeini’s Shrine as a “magnificent and national project,” and indeed the complex is breathtaking.