Sabzevar

Sabzevar

Sabzevar is a city in, and the capital of Sabzevar County, in Razavi Khorasan Province in northeastern Iran.

It is approximately 220 kilometres west of Mashhad, the provincial capital. In ancient times it was called Beihagh (Beyhaq).

Sabzevar is the commercial center for an agricultural region producing grapes and raisins. Through the old bazaar of Sabzevar fresh, dried, and preserved fruits and vegetables are exported. Sabzevar is connected to Tehran and Mashhad by road.

The history of Sabzevar goes back to the 1st millennium BC. Ancient remains include fire-temple ‘Azarbarzin’ which is still visible.

Mil-e Khosrow Gerd (meaning “The brick tower of king Khosrau”) is the highest brick tower in the city. Mosques include the Masjed Jameh of Friday mosque, with its two tall minarets. They were both built during the Islamic age of Sabzevar.

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