The shrine of Hilal ibn Ali is an incredible piece of architecture but yet I cannot find any info online about who built it and when!

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    It might help people researching your question if you indicate some of the sources you have looked at so far. May 4, 2018 at 11:07
  • There is some information posted at the shrine. Doesn't answer the question directly, but it may help other research.
    – MCW
    May 4, 2018 at 17:54
  • It appears that nosytourist has some of the information; it may be worth your while to contact them directly.
    – MCW
    May 4, 2018 at 17:57

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The construction of this building goes back to the Safavid period (1501-1736) and it has been renovated several times thus far. The interiors of the building are decorated with watercolor paintings. There is a marble plate in the northern balcony just above the entrance which is inscribed with some information about the construction of this monument. There is also a script carved on the wooden front door which provides some information about the person who endowed the door to the holy shrine during the Qajar period, in 1849. Kashancht.ir

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