Tekyeh

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For other uses, see Tekyeh (disambiguation).
The medieval "Tekyeh Amir Chakhmagh", Yazd, Iran.

A tekyeh is a place where Shias gather to mourn the killing of Husayn bin Ali.

Such places are particularly found in Iran. They are usually traditionally designed with observable elements of Persian architecture.

Tehran is said to have had up to 50 Tekyehs in the Qajar era.