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.
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
Shahan Garmab Thermal Spring – Mashhad
The village of Shahan Garmab is located 144 km. southeast of Mashad. These is a thermal spring rich in mineral content and is useful for treatment of skin infections, chronic wounds chronic rheumatic conditions, arthritics etc.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
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. ...