Category: Mashhad

Torghabeh and Shandiz County

Torghabeh and Shandiz County  Description Torghabeh is a summer resort near Mashhad Located at km 18 of Vakil Abad Road and between two lush valleys with 25 Km. distance from Mashhad. At the 2006 census, its population was 13,158. Torghabeh is a cozy village with striking natural scenery hidden in the mountain range of Binalud with cold weather in winter but pleasantly cool in summer because of its location. A…

Nader Shah Tomb & Museum

Nader Shah Tomb & Museum is affiliated to the Cultural Heritage Organization of Iran. Its construction had begun in 1956 AH and finalized in 1961. This was erected on grounds having an area of 1448 sq. m. and was inaugurated in 1963. This structure comprises of the Central Library, main hall, sections used for official purposes which are in the surrounding area of the tomb. Samples of implements used in warfare…

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Khajeh Rabi Tomb

Khajeh Rabi Tomb is a famous and renowned tomb located in 4 km. north of Mashad on the Khajeh Rabi' Road in a large beautiful garden. This large structure with a blue dome was built to honor Khajeh Rabi, one of the apostles of the Prophet Mohammed (S.A.W) who is well known for his endeavors in the way of Islam. In late of 16th century AD and by suggestion of…

Khajeh Abasalt Mausoleum

Khajeh Abasalt Mausoleum and Cemetery is located 20 Miles south-west of Mashhad and is a burial place of one of Shia saint in 9th century AD. He is also known as Abasalt Heravi who was one of the companions of Imam Reza. He passed away in 207 AH (4 years after Imam Reza) in Mashhad where his tomb is located. The main building is a monument foursquare and from all…

Ferdowsi Tomb

Ferdowsi tomb complex composed of a white marble base, and a decorative edifice located in Tous city. The tomb was erected in honor of Ferdowsi ,    The Great Persian Poet and the author of Shahnameh (world's longest epic poem). Among the stories of Shahnameh which are believed to have been told at the time of his youth can be the stories of Bijan and Manijeh, Rostam and Esfandiar ,…