Khajeh Rabi ibn Khuthaym was one of the close companions of the Prophet of Islam and the commander of Imam Ali (First Shi’a Imam). He planned to travel during the end of his life and Stays in “Noghan Tous” (A city in Khorasan Province). Khajeh Rabi died in 683 AD and was buried in a village in the northern part of Noghan. Noghan is now a part of the city called Mashhad. His tomb was built based on the recommendation of Sheikh Baha’i and the order of Shah Abbas Safavi in 1622 AD. Khajeh Rabi is one of the oldest religious people who was buried in Mashhad. Therefore, Khajeh Rabi Tomb has been continuously visited by different people from all around the world.
Khajeh Rabi Tomb is located on the northern margin of Mashhad, in a beautiful and delightful garden, located at the end of the street with his name himself (Khajeh Rabi). The tomb has an octagonal design, and the height of its dome is 18 meters. It has four entrances and four Iwans.
Khajeh Rabi Tomb is also very important in artistic terms. Because in it, the art of the Safavid dynasty has been beautifully displayed. The outer surface of the Khajeh Rabi Tomb consists of colorful and often cyan tiles. Inside the tomb, there are also golden paintings and two inscriptions with the handwriting of Alireza Abbasi (the great calligrapher of the Safavid dynasty).