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
Gorab Springs – Mashhad
This spring is located at 49 km from the Mashad-Nayshabur Road. This hot spring accounts for a number of springs, which are located at the most 500 m. from each other.These springs have different water content, gases and even mineral content. ...
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 ...
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.
Peer-e-Palandooz Mausoleum – Mashhad
This tomb is located in northeast section of the Holy Shrine of Imam Reza (AS) aggregate in the city of Mashad. It consists of a square building with a dome, and brick made portico and halls.The exterior view of the building, with pointed arches ...
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 ...
Old Mosalla of Mashad – Mashhad
This Mosalla was constructed in the year 1087 AH and is located to the east of Mashad. The structure besides its portico and two porches, has a brick made dome decorated with sudorific tile works and vaulted plaster works.
Sheikh Tabarsi Tomb – Mashhad
The tomb of Sheikh Aminedin Abu Ali Fazlebnel Hassan is located in Tabarsi avenue, Mashad and in Rezvan Garden (Paradise).This personality was a theologian of repute specially in the Shiite sect. This vicinity is also called “Mogsal-ol-Reza’ ...
Astan-e-Qods Razavi Aggregate – Mashhad
This forms the axis of the holy city of Mashad and is one of the most important and greatest ‘aggregates’ in the world of Islam. Its importance is due to the presence of the shrine of His Holiness Imam Reza (AS), 148-203 AH, which contains ...