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
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
Nader Tomb Museum – Mashhad
The Paj Village is the birthplace of the renowned Iranian poet Ferdowsi. It is in Mashad - Kalat Road and is 15 km. from branch road of Kandeh Dam. There is a pre-historic hillock approximately situated 500 m. north of Paj. Many colorful tiles with ...