THE HISTORY OF Nishapur
Nishapur is the second big city of Khorasan Razavi province which is located in Binalud Mountain which had founded during Sassanid dynasty as a capital in the 3rd century. Later on, this city became capital of Tahirid dynasty. Then, Nishapur had changed to Seljuq dynasty by Tughril in 1037. Nishapur was the only city which had been destroyed and rebuilt than other cities in the history. Also, Nishapur had an important role because it had linked Iranian plateau to central Asia on the Silk Road. So, it became an important town in Khorasan Razavi Province. But, Nishapur had lost its significance little by little when ceramic by Tahirid dynasty was formed as a trade and had exported to the west.
This city has lots of tourist attraction areas such as the tomb of the celebrities, natural areas, and pilgrimage sites which has created a special area inside of its culture and sophisticated people. It is important to say that the best souvenir of this city is turquoise.
Nishapur on map
You must see in Nishapur
|Mausoleum of Omar Kaayam||Mausoleum of Attar Nishaburi|
|Tomb of Kamal-ol-Molk||Tomb of Haidar Yaghma|
|Tomb of Abu Sultan Said Maghribi||Shrine of Mahruq and Ibrahim|
|Wooden mosque||Jameh Mosque|
|Qadamgah||Temple of Azarbazzin Mehr|
|Shah Abbasi Caravanserai||Wildlife Museum|
|Wicked Museum of Omar Khayam||Shahmir’s dome|