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نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
Worshiping and sacredness has been a part of the culture of different tribessince ancient times, and praying has an important position in different religions. This holds true with Islamtoo,and visiting cemeteries, asking for the intercession of, having recourse to Holy Figures and Imams, are considered to be religious rituals. Taking the subcultures of different tribes and religions into consideration, various forms of religious rituals and ceremonies can be observed all over the world. Holy tombs and shrines are annually visited by many pilgrims, having a noticeableimpact on thelivesof Muslims, resulting in political, social, and especially economic developments. The burial place of a religious - historical figure has always resulted in municipal development andcreating financial resources for the dwellersby attracting visitors and pilgrims. This is an instance of cultural indices of the development of cities and villages. This paper aims to study different functions of holy tombs and shrines, alongside with the impact of subcultures on economic development of an area.