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.
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
Parizad School – Mashhad
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
Akhangan Rod – Mashhad
A tower-like building of 17 meters high can be seen 20 kilometers from the northern part of Mashhad and on the borders of Tus Road that according to some people, a great battle was taken place between the previous governors of Khorasan and Sultan ...
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 ...
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 ...