Tourist Attraction

Moqan Cave

in Mashhad city | Khorasan Razavi province
Tourist Attraction

Moqan Cave

Related to Mashhad city (located in Khorasan Razavi province)
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 and stalagmites. Besides this trait this cave has a water hole and quite a few wells, one of these go as far as 25 m. deep. In the middle of the cave there is a stream and after that the cave divides up into branches thus itself is a spot worth visiting.
The city of Mashad is situated 909 km. from Tehran in a plain between the two mountain ranges of Binalood and Hezar Masjed. Mashad enjoys a temperate, mountainous climate. In the year 202 AH, after the martyrdom of Imam Reza (AS) in a place around Toos called Sanabad which ...
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