The Palace of Malak Abad, with an area of 1,387 sq. m. was erected in the years 1354-1355 AH (1975-1976) in the garden of Malek Abad. This was utilized as the residence of the Shah during his trips to Mashad. The museum of this palace displays magnificent portraits, carpets and porcelains.
Mashhad is the second most populous city in Iran and capital of Razavi Khorasan Province. It is located in the northeast of the country, close to the borders of Turkmenistan and Afghanistan.It was a major oasis along the ancient Silk Road connecting with Merv in the East.The city is most famous and revered for housing the tomb of Imam Reza, the eighth Shia Imam. Every year, millions of pilgrims visit the Imam Reza shrine and pay their ...read more about Mashhad
Haftado Dotan Mosque – Mashhad
This mosque is one of the ancient, historical sites constructed by Shamsedin Mohammad Tabrizy in the year 855 AH. The mosque has a large dome with tile work, portico and two minarets.Two tile worked minarets placed on both sides of the portico ...
Torqabeh Recreation Place – Mashhad
This vicinity boasts of a pleasant climate, in the out skirts of Mashad, to the west of which stand the Binalood Mountains and to the north, the Takht-e-Rostam Mountains. Torqabeh has alternative attractions such as springs enveloped in greenery.
Arsalan Jazeb Tomb – Mashhad
The tomb of this Toos governor, contemporary of Sultan Mohammad Qaznavi (beginning of the 5th century AH) is located 37 km. from Mashad. The walls of this square room structure are adorned with inlayed. Work on the fringes of these walls, there is ...
Kashaf Rood Valley – Mashhad
The Kashaf Rood River is 240 km. in length and originates from mountain ranges of Hezar Masjed and Binalood, which flows through this valley. Hillocks about 20 km. southeast of Quchan separates this valley from the Atrak Valley.About 900 ...
Sheikh Shah Ali Esfarayeni Tomb – Mashhad
This is mausoleum of a reputed Gnostic (Sheik Shah Ali Esfarayeni), which is located in a garden belonging to him, in an area of 500 sq.m. A pillar erected out of mud which was on the tomb but unfortunately has since deteriorated.
Shahan Garmab Thermal Spring – Mashhad
The village of Shahan Garmab is located 144 km. southeast of Mashad. These is a thermal spring rich in mineral content and is useful for treatment of skin infections, chronic wounds chronic rheumatic conditions, arthritics etc.
Tomb of Ferdowsi – Mashhad
The tomb of Abul-Qasim Ferdowsi Tusi is located in the middle of a landscaped garden 20 kilometers north of Mashhad City. This great monument was designed and refurbished by Hooshang Seyhoun based on Hossein Lorzadeh's preliminary design with some ...
Khorshid Palace, Toos – Mashhad
This school is one of the ancient and largest schools of Mashad. It was constructed by Mirza Jaffar Nami. In the year 1285 AH under the orders of Zahiraldowleh the governor of the province it was repaired and reconstructed.