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Tourist attractions in MASHHAD (city)

Imam Reza Holy Shrine
in Mashhad City
The Imam Reza Shrine Complex was developed on the site of the eighth Imam's grave, in what was at the time of his death in 817 the small village of Sanabad. In the tenth century ... MORE
The mausoleum of Imam Reza, the eighth Imam of Twelver Shiites. Imam Reza Shrine is one of the most touristy places of Iran, the world’s largest mosque.
Tomb of Nader Shah
in Mashhad City
The construction of this museum had begun in the year 1956 AH and finalized in the year 1961.
This was erected on grounds having an area of 1448 sq. m. and was inaugurated in ...
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The construction of this museum had begun in the year 1956 AH and finalized in the year 1961. This was erected on grounds having an area of 1448 sq. m. and was inaugurated in the year 1963. This structure comprises of the Central Library, main hall, sections used for official purposes which are ...
Malek Abad Palace Museum
in Mashhad City
The Palace of Malak Abad, with an area of 1,387 sq. m. was erected in the years 1354-1355 AH (1975-1976) in the garden of Malek Abad. This was utilized as the residence of the Shah ... MORE
The Palace of Malak Abad, with an area of 1,387 sq. m. was erected in the years 1354-1355 AH (1975-1976) in the garden of Malek Abad. This was utilized as the residence of the Shah during his trips to Mashad. The museum of this palace displays magnificent portraits, carpets and porcelains.
Ferdowsi Museum, Toos
in Mashhad City
The main building of this museum was built in the year 1968 and was originally a ‘traditional’ restaurant. In the year 1982 this structure with slight changes was renovated into ... MORE
The main building of this museum was built in the year 1968 and was originally a ‘traditional’ restaurant. In the year 1982 this structure with slight changes was renovated into a museum. But in the year 1988 bearing the name of the Toos Museum was converted to the museum of anthropology and archeology. ...
Astan-e-Qods Razavi Museum
in Mashhad City
This museum was inaugurated in the year 1945. The collection of this mausoleum is relative to the Islamic period. The museum of Astan-e-Qods Razavi comprises of three museums that ... MORE
This museum was inaugurated in the year 1945. The collection of this mausoleum is relative to the Islamic period. The museum of Astan-e-Qods Razavi comprises of three museums that are Markazi, Malek Abad and Ganjineh-ye-Qoran Museums. In this museum an array of valuable and ancient Qoran, ancient books, ...
Koohsangi Recreation Place
in Mashhad City
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 ... MORE
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 waters (Qanat) from the Gonabad area. Running alongside ...
Kashaf Rood Valley
in Mashhad City
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 ... MORE
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 villages surround this valley. During autumn the nomads residing ...
Qadamgah Mausoleum
in Mashhad City
This beautiful Mausoleum dates back to the 11th century AH and is octagonal shaped with tall porticos and two storeyed arches and decorated with seven colored tiles and plaster moldings. ... MORE
This beautiful Mausoleum dates back to the 11th century AH and is octagonal shaped with tall porticos and two storeyed arches and decorated with seven colored tiles and plaster moldings. It is located in a large garden in the village of Qadamgah and has been erected by Shah Soleiman in the year 1091 ...
Goharshad Mosque
in Mashhad City
This mosque was constructed by Goharshad (the wife of Shahrokh Teimoori), in 821 AH. This mosque has a large courtyard in the center with four porticos. Beautiful inscriptions in Thulth ... MORE
This mosque was constructed by Goharshad (the wife of Shahrokh Teimoori), in 821 AH. This mosque has a large courtyard in the center with four porticos. Beautiful inscriptions in Thulth script (the work of Shahrokh’s son) adorn the walls. The most important section of this mosque is its southern portico ...
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 ... MORE
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 valuable historical and artistic monuments from various ...
Khorshid (Sun) Palace, Toos
in Mashhad City
The Khorshid Palace is from the time of Nader Shah Afshar and had most probably been constructed so as to house the royal family. The facade of this palace is cylindrical, built of ... MORE
The Khorshid Palace is from the time of Nader Shah Afshar and had most probably been constructed so as to house the royal family. The facade of this palace is cylindrical, built of black marble. At present this palace stands 20 m. in height and contains 12 rooms decorated with paintings and ornamental ...
Khajeh Rabi' Tomb
in Mashhad City
This famous and renowned tomb is situated 4 km. north of Mashad on the Khajeh Rabi’ Road. This mausoleum is octagonal in shape and houses many rooms, large halls and porticos styled ... MORE
This famous and renowned tomb is situated 4 km. north of Mashad on the Khajeh Rabi’ Road. This mausoleum is octagonal in shape and houses many rooms, large halls and porticos styled in intricate and unique oriental architecture. The bi-covered dome is 18 m. high and has two, one with the "Banai" ...
The walls of Kalat are 35 km. in length and 10 km. in width and located 180 km. north of Mashad. The remains of this area belong to the Nader Shah period. There are observation towers ... MORE
The walls of Kalat are 35 km. in length and 10 km. in width and located 180 km. north of Mashad. The remains of this area belong to the Nader Shah period. There are observation towers (constructed in the years 1155-1160 AH) around this city. Existing inscriptions are evident including one written in ...
This structure is known as the tomb of Haroon-al-Rashid, “Naqareh-Khaneh" i.e.(a place where drums are beaten at specified intervals) and also is known as Masjed or mosque. This ... MORE
This structure is known as the tomb of Haroon-al-Rashid, “Naqareh-Khaneh" i.e.(a place where drums are beaten at specified intervals) and also is known as Masjed or mosque. This place is situated between Mashad and Toos and is near the tomb of Ferdowsi. It is a square, brick made structure, containing ...
Ferdowsi Tomb, Toos
in Mashhad City
The tomb of the great poet Abolqassem Ferdowsi, can be accounted for a place of ‘worship’ so to be called by the lovers of Farsi Literature. This renowned historical site has brought ... MORE
The tomb of the great poet Abolqassem Ferdowsi, can be accounted for a place of ‘worship’ so to be called by the lovers of Farsi Literature. This renowned historical site has brought fame for the city of Toos. The construction of this tomb began in the year 1928 and work came to an end in 1934. ...
Bazeh Hoor Fire Temple
in Mashhad City
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. MORE
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.
Arsalan Jazeb (Aiyaz) Tomb
in Mashhad City
The tomb of this Toos governor, contemporary of Sultan Mohammad Qaznavi (beginning of the 5th century AH) is located 37 km. from Mashad. The walls of this square room structure are ... MORE
The tomb of this Toos governor, contemporary of Sultan Mohammad Qaznavi (beginning of the 5th century AH) is located 37 km. from Mashad. The walls of this square room structure are adorned with inlayed. Work on the fringes of these walls, there is an inscription in ‘kufi’ script. The tombs has a ...
Akhenjan Tower
in Mashhad City
The tower of Akhenjan is located 22 km. north of Mashad and dates back to the Teimoorian era and the 9th century AH. The tower is octagonal in shape, the brick work of which is fancy ... MORE
The tower of Akhenjan is located 22 km. north of Mashad and dates back to the Teimoorian era and the 9th century AH. The tower is octagonal in shape, the brick work of which is fancy and adds to its beauty.
Mirza Jafar School
in Mashhad City
This school is one of the ancient and largest schools of Mashad. It was constructed by Mirza Jaffar Nami. In the year 1285 AH under the orders of Zahiraldowleh the governor of the ... MORE
This school is one of the ancient and largest schools of Mashad. It was constructed by Mirza Jaffar Nami. In the year 1285 AH under the orders of Zahiraldowleh the governor of the province it was repaired and reconstructed.
Mozdooran Cave
in Mashhad City
This cave is 2 km. from Qariyeh Mozdooran (Mashad) and is situated in the Chahak and Shorlaq heights. The entrance of the said cave measures about 2 m. in length and 2.5 m. in height. ... MORE
This cave is 2 km. from Qariyeh Mozdooran (Mashad) and is situated in the Chahak and Shorlaq heights. The entrance of the said cave measures about 2 m. in length and 2.5 m. in height. Antiquity of the cave dates back to much before the birth of Christ and therefore it has been registered as a historical ...
Navab School
in Mashhad City
This school is located in Olya Avenue in Mashad and dates back to the reign of Shah Soleiman Safavid. Abu Saleh Razavi, one of the renowned personalities of Mashad has been responsible ... MORE
This school is located in Olya Avenue in Mashad and dates back to the reign of Shah Soleiman Safavid. Abu Saleh Razavi, one of the renowned personalities of Mashad has been responsible for the innovation of this construction. Furthermore, he was known as Navab, hence the name of the building.
Old Mosalla of Mashad
in Mashhad City
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 ... MORE
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.
Parizad School
in Mashhad City
When Goharshad, the spouse of Shahrokh Mirza, was busy builting the Goharshad Mosque in Mashad, her female slave "Parizad" constructed a school beside this mosque. This school was ... MORE
When Goharshad, the spouse of Shahrokh Mirza, was busy builting 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.
This tomb is located in northeast section of the Holy Shrine of Imam Reza (AS) aggregate in the city of Mashad. It consists of a square building with a dome, and brick made portico ... MORE
This tomb is located in northeast section of the Holy Shrine of Imam Reza (AS) aggregate in the city of Mashad. It consists of a square building with a dome, and brick made portico and halls. The exterior view of the building, with pointed arches and tetrangular frames and tile works are evidences of ...
Shah Bath
in Mashhad City
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 ... MORE
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 clockroom with eight stone pillars and a domed ceiling. It has been repaired ...
This is mausoleum of a reputed Gnostic (Sheik Shah Ali Esfarayeni), which is located in a garden belonging to him, in an area of 500 sq.m. A pillar erected out of mud which was on ... MORE
This is mausoleum of a reputed Gnostic (Sheik Shah Ali Esfarayeni), which is located in a garden belonging to him, in an area of 500 sq.m. A pillar erected out of mud which was on the tomb but unfortunately has since deteriorated.
Sheikh Tabarsi Tomb
in Mashhad City
The tomb of Sheikh Aminedin Abu Ali Fazlebnel Hassan is located in Tabarsi avenue, Mashad and in Rezvan Garden (Paradise). This personality was a theologian of repute specially in ... MORE
The tomb of Sheikh Aminedin Abu Ali Fazlebnel Hassan is located in Tabarsi avenue, Mashad and in Rezvan Garden (Paradise). This personality was a theologian of repute specially in the Shiite sect. This vicinity is also called “Mogsal-ol-Reza’ as after the martyrdom of His Holiness, Imam Reza, this ...
Toos Ancient City, Toos
in Mashhad City
In Sassanian Dynasty, Toos was one of the cities in the route of Gorgan and Nayshabur to Marv, Nessa and finally towards west. After the Nahavand war, a way was paved for passage of ... MORE
In Sassanian Dynasty, Toos was one of the cities in the route of Gorgan and Nayshabur to Marv, Nessa and finally towards west. After the Nahavand war, a way was paved for passage of Arab soldiers to the east. In the year 29 - 30 AH, Khorassan was conquered by Abdollah bin Aamer and thus the area of ...
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. ... MORE
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 display an inscription. There is also another inscription ...
Imamzadeh Yahya
in Mashhad City
This tomb is 90 km. from the city of Mashad and is the burial site of Yahya Bin Zeid Ben Ali Ebnel Hossein. This tomb is on the skirts of the mountain 1 km. from the village of Miami. ... MORE
This tomb is 90 km. from the city of Mashad and is the burial site of Yahya Bin Zeid Ben Ali Ebnel Hossein. This tomb is on the skirts of the mountain 1 km. from the village of Miami. It has a brick dome and the structure dates back to the 10th century AH.
Akhloomad Recreation Place
in Mashhad City
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. MORE
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.
Gorab Springs
in Mashhad City
This spring is located at 49 km from the Mashad - Nayshabur Road. This hot spring accounts for a number of springs, which are located at the most 500 m. from each other. These springs ... MORE
This spring is located at 49 km from the Mashad - Nayshabur Road. This hot spring accounts for a number of springs, which are located at the most 500 m. from each other. These springs have different water content, gases and even mineral content. They consist of iron containing sodium chloride which ...
Moqan Cave
in Mashhad City
The cave is situated 75 km. from Mashad, and is to the south of the village of Moqan. It is 2,910 m. above sea level and has two entrances, one to the south and the other to the east. ... MORE
The cave is situated 75 km. from Mashad, and is to the south of the village of Moqan. It is 2,910 m. above sea level and has two entrances, one to the south and the other to the east. The main entrance is the southern one, and in about 120 m. there is no need for lighting. This cave is rich in stalagtites ...
The village of Shahan Garmab is located 144 km. southeast of Mashad. These is a thermal spring rich in mineral content and is useful for treatment of skin infections, chronic wounds ... MORE
The village of Shahan Garmab is located 144 km. southeast of Mashad. These is a thermal spring rich in mineral content and is useful for treatment of skin infections, chronic wounds chronic rheumatic conditions, arthritics etc.
Torqabeh Recreation Place
in Mashhad City
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 ... MORE
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.
Vakil Abad Recreation Place
in Mashhad City
The Vakil Abad Park occupies a large section of Vakil Abad Village. This area lies between the city of Mashad and Torqabeh. This park consists of a great number of trees, streams and ... MORE
The Vakil Abad Park occupies a large section of Vakil Abad Village. This area lies between the city of Mashad and Torqabeh. This park consists of a great number of trees, streams and a pools.
Paj Village
in Mashhad City
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 ... MORE
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 ceramic chips are found on the hillock or its vicinity. ...
This museum is located in the south east of the sacred Shrine of His Holiness Imam Reza (AS). This museum was inaugurated in the years 1360-1362 AH (1981-1983). This two storeyed structure ... MORE
This museum is located in the south east of the sacred Shrine of His Holiness Imam Reza (AS). This museum was inaugurated in the years 1360-1362 AH (1981-1983). This two storeyed structure was turned into a museum in the year 1985. Each storey of this museum has an area of 400 sq. m. which is fully ...
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