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
Nader Tomb Museum – Mashhad
The Paj Village is the birthplace of the renowned Iranian poet Ferdowsi. It is in Mashad - Kalat Road and is 15 km. from branch road of Kandeh Dam. There is a pre-historic hillock approximately situated 500 m. north of Paj. Many colorful tiles with ...
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 ...
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.
Astan-e-Qods Razavi Museum – Mashhad
This museum was inaugurated in the year 1945. The collection of this mausoleum is relative to the Islamic period. The museum of Astan-e-Qods Razavi comprises of three museums that are Markazi, Malek Abad and Ganjineh-ye-Qoran Museums.In this ...
Haft Houz Valley – Mashhad
Hearing the name “Haft Houz” (seven pools) might only remind the Tehrani people of a square in one of the eastern neighborhoods of the capital, but this name for the Mashhadi people means the highest level of God’s architecture. “Haft ...
Navab School – Mashhad
This school is located in Olya Avenue in Mashad and dates back to the reign of Shah Soleiman Safavid. Abu Saleh Razavi, one of the renowned personalities of Mashad has been responsible for the innovation of this construction. Furthermore, he was ...
Vakil Abad Recreation Place – Mashhad
The Vakil Abad Park occupies a large section of Vakil Abad Village. This area lies between the city of Mashad and Torqabeh. This park consists of a great number of trees, streams and a pools.
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 ...