Mashhad

THE HISTORY OF Mashhad

Khorasan Razavi province with an area of over 127,432 square kilometers of north to Turkmenistan, from Northwest to North Khorasan Province, from East to Afghanistan and Sistan-Baluchestan province in the south, and from the West and North West, Yazd, Isfahan , Semnan and Golestan.

The city has an international airport, a railway station and three terminals that make its easy to connect with other cities.  Mashhad economy relies on religious tourism which is focused on the shrine of Imam Reza. In 1388, the city was officially selected  as the “spiritual capital of Iran” .

Mashhad Rug

Mashhad rug is nearly five centuries old. One of the oldest of Mashhad rug is a prayer rug which was given by Shah Tahmasp to Suleiman the Magnificent in 1556 AD as a gift.

Mashhad on map

Museum

About 15 museums are working around the city of Mashhad. museum’s collection Or Astan Quds Razavi‘s treasures is one of the largest museums in the country and has ten separate museum, Toos Museum located in Kohanshahr next to the Tomb of Ferdowsi, Naderi museum located in the Naderi garden next to the tomb of Nader Shah Afshar, water Museum, Science Museum and Khorasan natural history Museum are among the museums of Mashhad

Celebrities :

Pooriay-e-vali

He is famous among Iranian culture .His real name is Mahmoud al-Khwarizmi fight. He was a mystic brave hero who was involved in the arts, literature and poetry .

Sheykhol Raeis Aboo Ali Sina

Born in Afshaneh Bukhara. Scientist in the world of logic, geometry, astronomy, medicine and natural science and metaphysics, music, mathematics and philosophy. His writings can be noted as healing, law, reference, Alaei encyclopedia .