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
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Akhloomad Recreation Place – Mashhad
This area is located 84 km. south west of Mashad. At a distance of about 3 km. a waterfall exists which is 23 m. in height, a place worth seeing.
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 ...