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Tekyeh (Persian: تکیه) is a place where Shiite gather for mourning of Muharram. 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.
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