Esfarayen is a city in and the capital of Esfarayen County, North Khorasan Province in Iran.

The largest ethnic groups of the Esfarayen city are Kurmanjs and Tats.

Esfarayen is one of the focal points for residence of Aryan tribes after entering Iran.

The nearest airport to Esfarayen is Bojnourd’s and Sabzevar’s airport which is around 60 km north and 100 km south of Esfarayen, respectively.

Esfarayen is home to a Koshti Pahlevani (traditional Iranian wrestling) tournament called Bachokheh or Koshti Bachokheh. This tournament is held in the open air.

Esfarayen Attractions