Akhangan Rod

Akhangan Rd

Akhangan Tower is a Timurid era (1370–1507) structure outside Mashhad. This 17-meter tower has a conical dome decorated with Persian blue and turquois...


Goharshad Mosque

Holy Shrine, Mashhad, Razavi Khorasan Province

Goharshad Mosque was constructed by Goharshad, the wife of Timurid ruler Shahrokh, in 1418. The fineness of its tilework, Thulth inscriptions and arch...


Green Dome

Razavi Khorasan Province, Mashhad, Gonbad Sabz Square

Green Dome is a mausoleum in Mashhad reputed to have belonged to a 15th century mystic, Sheikh Momen Astarabadi, who died in 1499. The building is oct...



Gavareshak St

Located nearly 600 meters from the tomb of Ferdowsi, Harounieh is the only surviving monument from old Tous. It is believed that this magnificent 15th...


Imam Reza Holy Shrine

Shohada Intersection

The Razavi Shrine is a complex containing the mausoleum of the eighth Shia Imam, Ali ibn Musa al-Reza (765-819 CE). The shrine is surrounded by a numb...


Khaje Aba Salt Shrine

Road Fariman - Mashhad

Khajeh Abasalt is a mausoleum located just outside Mashhad believed to be the tomb of Abasalt Heravi a disciple of Imam Reza (765-819). The structure...


Khajeh Morad Mausoleum

Razavi Khorasan Province, Ahmadabad

Khajeh Morad Mausoleum is the eternal resting place of Abu Habib Harthameh one of Imam Reza’s disciples whom locals have nicknamed Khajeh Morad. There...


Khajeh Rabi’ Mausoleum

Razavi Khorasan Province, Mashhad, Khaje Rabi

Khajeh Rabi’ Mausoleum is reputed to be the tomb of an early Islamic era figure. The structure was built on a recommendation by Sheikh Baha’i (1547-16...


Khorshid Kalat Palace

150 kilometers from Mashhad

Situated 150 kilometers from Mashahd, Khorshid Kalat Palace was built upon the order of Nader Shah Afshar in 1772 to serve as his living quarters and...


Mahdi Qoli Beik Bath

Holy Shrine, Mashhad, Razavi Khorasan Province

Mahdi Qoli Beik Bath is a public bath near the Razavi shrine in Mashhad, which was built in 1681 and in use until 1988. The bath is famed for the pain...


Tomb of Ferdowsi

Tous, Razavi Khorasan Province

The ancient city of Tous is the eternal resting place of influential Persian poet Ferdowsi (940 -1020 CE). Known for his masterpiece the Shahnameh, wh...


Tomb of Nader Shah

Razavi Khorasan Province, Mashhad, Shirazi Avenue

The beautiful Naderi Garden is where the Afsharid King Nader (1736–1747) has been laid to rest. Granite stones from Kouhsangi were used in building th...