When Goharshad, the spouse of Shahrokh Mirza, was busy building the Goharshad Mosque in Mashad, her female slave “Parizad” constructed a school beside this mosque. This school was repaired in the year 1091 by Najaf Qoli Khan Beglarbeigi Qandehar.
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
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.
Haruniyeh Dome – Mashhad
Haruniyeh is an unknown and mysterious monuments and the only monument remaining from the ancient Tus City. This monument is 20 kilometers from the North West of Mashhad on the western borders of Mashhad-Tus Road and at the beginning of Pardis ...
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.
Shah Bath – Mashhad
This public bath is located in the Grand Bazaar of Mashad, near a mosque known by the same name. This is supposed to be converted into a museum.The bath was constructed by Shah Abbas I of Safavid dynasty and consists of a clock-room with eight ...
Goharshad Mosque – Mashhad
This mosque was constructed by Goharshad (the wife of Shahrokh Teimoori), in 821 AH. This mosque has a large courtyard in the center with four porticos. Beautiful inscriptions in Thulth script (the work of Shahrokh’s son) adorn the walls. The most ...
Imamzadeh Yahya – Mashhad
his tomb is 90 km. from the city of Mashad and is the burial site of Yahya Bin Zeid Ben Ali Ebnel Hossein. This tomb is on the skirts of the mountain 1 km. from the village of Miami. It has a brick dome and the structure dates back to the 10th ...
Malek Abad Palace Museum – Mashhad
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 ...
Moghan Cave – Mashhad
Moghan Cave is 28 kilometers from Mashhad and in the southern part of Moghan Village. Based on available evidences and discovery of snail fossils on the paths leading to the cave, the cave is assumed to date back to one hundred million years ago or ...