Ferdows Religious School (Mardeseh-e Olya) is a historic school with octagonal design, located in the southwest of Ferdows city, in the center of the ancient city of Toon, in South Khorasan province, Iran.
Ferdows Religious School (Madreseh Elmiyeh Oliya or Mardeseh-e Olya) is a historic school with octagonal design, located in the southwest of Ferdows city, in the center of the ancient city of Toon, in South Khorasan province, Iran.
This school was built in the Safavi period with the effort of Mir Ali Beyk. It has a library, two porches in the east and west sides, a mosque, yard and some camarillas in its sides. This school also has four terraces which are located at the entrance axis in the south and north sides. The cover of library and mosque is dome shaped and the plot of the school is octagonal.
Ferdows (Ferdos) lies on he slopes of the Kalat mountains. The salt desert is situated to the west and north of Ferdows and has a changeable climate. In ancient times it was called ‘Toom’ (Toon) and was founded in the pre-Islamic era. Ferdows lies 1,158 km. from Tehran ...
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