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
Koohsangi Recreation Place – Mashhad
This is one of the most beautiful spots and is situated on the southern fringes of the city. To the front of this hillock stands a summer house with a large pool- this pool runs 100 m. in length and 60 m. in width. This pool is fed by subterranean ...
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 ...
Mozdooran Cave – Mashhad
This cave is 2 km. from Qariyeh Mozdooran (Mashad) and is situated in the Chahak and Shorlaq heights. The entrance of the said cave measures about 2 m. in length and 2.5 m. in height. Antiquity of the cave dates back to much before the birth of ...
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 ...
Bazeh Hoor Fire Temple – Mashhad
There is a fire-temple in the village of Robat Sefid (Mashad) and most probably this square shaped structure dates back to the Sassanian Dynasty.
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.
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. ...
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.