RAZAVI KHORASAN

ABOUT RAZAVI KHORASAN PROVINCE

is one of the Khorasan provinces in northeastern Iran with the centrality of the city of Mashhad. It is the 4th largest province in the country. The province of Razavi Khorasan, because of its geological diversity, is its place of birth, its properties are precious, there are many others. Historians believe in the birthplace of gemology in the world since the Tus region. The existence of the Turquoise mine in this region, the oldest and highest quality with more than five thousand years of history, whether with care and care that have been specified in this region. the prehistoric period. Khorasan has always been the center of attention throughout history because of its location on the Silk Road. This province is well known and important because of the presence of the Imam Reza shrine in Mashhad, which has a significant influence on the development of tourism and the economy of this province.

Most Popular Tourist Attractions Of Razavi Khorasan Province

Tomb of Abolghasem Ferdowsi Tusi

is located in the middle of a landscaped garden 20 kilometers north of the city of Mashhad. This large monument was designed and renovated by Hooshang Seyhoun based on Hossein Lorzadeh's preliminary design with some modifications in its dimensions, dimensions and decorations. The current mausoleum building was inaugurated in 1934 along with Ferdowsi Millenary Celebration. May 14 is celebrated as "Ferdowsi Day" in Iran. Every year on this day, the commemoration of Ferdowsi and Shahnameh is celebrated in universities and research institutes.
RAZAVI KHORASAN tomb of ferdowsi
Haft Houz

Hearing the name "Haft Houz" (seven basins) can only remind Teheran of a place in one of the eastern parts of the capital, but this name means the highest level of God's architecture. "Haft Houz" is the name of one of the most intact, beautiful and unique natural phenomena of Iran. Haft Houz is a region with smooth and polished rocks and has seven beautiful and unspoilt natural pools. Due to the flow of water for several years and the waterfall of a pool of other pools and of course because of the material of the stone, natural and beautiful ponds were formed with the weather.
RAZAVI KHORASAN haft houz
The mausoleum of Attar Neyshaburi

is a historical monument that was built on the tomb of Attar by Amir Ali-Shir Nava'i in Timurid times. It was completely renovated during the second Pahlavi period and partially renovated in the 1990s. Farīd Ud-Dīn Attar Neyshaburi, well-known Iranian poet and mystic, was born in 1145 and died in 1221. His mausoleum is located on the Erfan Street in present-day Nishapur and welcomes every year people interested in Iranian literature and culture. His famous works are "The Conference of Birds" and "Tazkirat al-Awliyā". The tomb of Mohammad Ghaffari, known as Kamal-ol-Molk, a famous Iranian painter, is also in Attar Garden. Kamal-ol-Molk Tomb was designed by the Iranian architect Hooshang Seyhoun. The mosaic of faience was used to decorate the tomb of Kamal-ol-Molk. The skilful designs of the faience mosaic have been used on the curved surfaces of the monument, and these designs are becoming smaller and smaller towards the line of symmetry of the arches. According to the designer, the faience mosaic is reminiscent of Kashan's architecture, that is, the architecture of Kamal-ol-Molk's birthplace. The facade and ornaments of the monument and its tiles are in perfect harmony with the mausoleum of Attar Neyshaburi, located next door, which visitors can consider as two parts of the same monument at first sight. This place was inscribed on the National Heritage List in 1963. The skilful designs of the faience mosaic have been used on the curved surfaces of the monument, and these designs are becoming smaller and smaller towards the line of symmetry of the arches. According to the designer, the faience mosaic is reminiscent of Kashan's architecture, that is, the architecture of Kamal-ol-Molk's birthplace. The facade and ornaments of the monument and its tiles are in perfect harmony with the mausoleum of Attar Neyshaburi, located next door, which visitors can consider as two parts of the same monument at first sight. This place was inscribed on the National Heritage List in 1963. The skilful designs of the faience mosaic have been used on the curved surfaces of the monument, and these designs are becoming smaller and smaller towards the line of symmetry of the arches. According to the designer, the faience mosaic is reminiscent of Kashan's architecture, that is, the architecture of Kamal-ol-Molk's birthplace. The facade and ornaments of the monument and its tiles are in perfect harmony with the mausoleum of Attar Neyshaburi, located next door, which visitors can consider as two parts of the same monument at first sight. This place was inscribed on the National Heritage List in 1963. the faience mosaic recalls the architecture of Kashan, that is, the architecture of the birthplace of Kamal-ol-Molk. The facade and ornaments of the monument and its tiles are in perfect harmony with the mausoleum of Attar Neyshaburi, located next door, which visitors can consider as two parts of the same monument at first sight. This place was inscribed on the National Heritage List in 1963. the faience mosaic recalls the architecture of Kashan, that is, the architecture of the birthplace of Kamal-ol-Molk. The facade and ornaments of the monument and its tiles are in perfect harmony with the mausoleum of Attar Neyshaburi, located next door, which visitors can consider as two parts of the same monument at first sight. This place was inscribed on the National Heritage List in 1963.
RAZAVI KHORASAN tomb of attar neyshaburi
Imam Reza

Alī ibn Mūsā al-Rezā was born in Medina on February 27, 765 and was martyred by Al-Ma'mun at the age of 55. After Haroon's death, Al-Ma 'Mun buried him in the Aaronic Mausoleum, in a garden later known as Hamid ibn Qahtabeh Garden. At the top of the mausoleum, he built a semicircular dome in which he buried Imam Reza 10 years later. This court has been gradually enlarged and renovated continuously. In Persian, Rawda means garden and the place where the body of Imam Reza is called Monavvareh Rawda (illuminated garden). This square area covers an area of ​​18903 square meters and 1715 meters of it belong to the sanctuary. Monavvareh Rawda is connected to the interior and exterior of the sanctuary by four large leaves on four sides.
RAZAVI KHORASAN imam reza shrine
the tomb of Khayyam

Iranian philosopher, astrologer, astronomer, mathematician and quatrain poet, Khayyam has lived a simple life full of knowledge, as well as isolation during his 70 years of life. From 1132, when he died, until 1956, Khayyam's tomb was no more than a ruin. Then, Hooshang Seyhoun, who oversaw the construction of national monuments with Hossein Jodat, transferred the place of the tomb, and this process continued until 1962. The triangular parts around the tomb are associated with a tent (kheymeh in Persian) which implies Khayyam's name. The Khayyam Mausoleum is one of the most important buildings of this period in terms of creativity, construction and architecture. This monument was inscribed on the National Heritage List in 1963.
RAZAVI KHORASAN tomb of omar khayyam
Radkan Tower

in the province of Khorasan Razavi is located 80 kilometers from Mashhad and on the road to Chenaran in the city of Radkan. Based on historical evidence and studies conducted, Radkan Rod was built by Khajeh Nasir al-Din Tusi, the mathematician, astronomer and great scientist of Khorasan. The historic Radkan tower is the only tower capable of determining four seasons. This elegant and historic tower was inscribed on the list of national monuments of Iran on 15th of 1310 with the registration number 146.
RAZAVI KHORASAN radkan tower chenaran
The waterfall of Qareh Su

is located southwest of the city of Kalat Naderi and 10 kilometers from this city. The beautiful nature, the climate of the countryside, the existence of high waterfalls with narrow valleys constitute a spectacular position for Qareh Su. The existence of eight waterfalls, cool springs and metal ladders to climb the waterfalls are some of the factors that attract tourists to this region.
RAZAVI KHORASAN qara su waterfall
The Goharshad Mosque

is the memorial of an ancient architecture dating from the Timurid era, south of the Razavi shrine, built in 821, under the command of Goharshad, wife of Shahrokh Timurid. The tiles of the mosque with dome-shaped arches and minarets gave the building a special effect, so this is an example of Iranian art in the heart of the sanctuary. Maghsureh Porch is the south porch of the mosque with an area of ​​500 square meters which made it elegant. Saheb al-Zaman Pulpit next to the altar of Maghsureh Porch is important in terms of history. The altar was built by Master Mohammad Najjar Khorasani, the famous woodcarver at the time of Fathali Shah Qajar. The use of walnut and pearl in the method of cutting wood and without using nails the made it even more valuable and artistic. Precious mosaics have covered all sides of the mosque and all the walls are decorated by the names of Allah, the Qur'anic verses and hadiths. The exceptional and historical manuscript of Baysunghur (Goharshad's child) draws attention to the front of the porch of Maghsureh. The date of foundation of the mosque is inscribed on the tiles of the manuscript. The high dome of the mosque on the porch of Maghsureh added to the grandeur of the building. The outer part of the dome is decorated with varnished bricks and a manuscript is in Kufic. Minarets 43 meters high are built on both sides of the porch and have many manuscripts. The two porches west and east of the mosque connect it to the porch of Imam Khomeini and the dead end of Sheikh Bahaii. Goharshad has a stage with an area of ​​2800 square meters. The building of the mosque includes 8 large porches and seven bedrooms. The dome of the house behind the Maghsureh porch with one-storey rooms connects the different parts. The south porch is called the porch of Maghsureh and the north porch is called Daralsiyadeh porch. The eastern porch is a secretory porch and that of the west is called Sheikh Baha al-Din.
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The village of Buzhan

is located in the central part of Nishabur Department, in Khorasan Razavi Province, Iran. The roof of a house consists of the courtyards of the upper house. Buzhan is 13 kilometers north-east of Nishabur and on the southern heights of the Binaloud Mountains. The heights, lush gardens, waterfalls, roundabouts of rivers and the structure of houses have made the village of Buzhan one of the important tourist centers of Nishabur. Fruit gardens are built around the village of Buzhan and create colorful and dreamy views over the seasons and appeal to nature lovers.
RAZAVI KHORASAN buzhan village
Khorshid Palace

is one of the most elegant palaces in Iran. It was built on the order of Nadir Shah Afshar, founder of the Afsharieh dynasty at the beginning of his reign and in 1108 solar year. The palace is located in the city of Kalat and 150 kilometers from Mashhad, in the province of Khorasan Razavi. This palace is in the center of a huge garden and has three floors. It is a cemetery and not a place of life or a royal palace. It was built with the intention of being the shrine of Nadir Shah. However, it was never finished and it was left halfway when Nadir Shah died. The inner inscriptions contain verses of Naba's Surah on death and life after death. The shape of the building also confirms this problem. Changes were made in subsequent periods by the Qajar people to become appropriate for colonization and government. Huge, heavy stones of the building with themes of tropical fruits and birds such as parrot are signs that stonecutters were probably brought from India by Nadir Shah, because fruits like banana pineapple, etc. at that time, not to mention the stone carvers who can engrave them on stones. because fruits like banana, pineapple, etc. at that time, not to mention the stone carvers who can engrave them on stones. because fruits like banana, pineapple, etc. at that time, not to mention the stone carvers who can engrave them on stones.
RAZAVI KHORASAN khorshid palace of kalat
The city of Nishapur

in addition to being the cradle of science, culture and personalities of the history and civilization of Iran, is also known worldwide for its precious stones called turquoises. Blue, original and royal; These are the characteristics involved in the best quality stone in Iran around the world. It is a stone that its first and former mine is located in the 53 kilometers north-west of Neyshabour and in the city of Firouzeh and each year, 19 tons of quality turquoise are extracted from its mine. It is important to know that the turquoise manual turning is more difficult than the industrial turning of this stone, but that the lathing by hand allows to obtain a better quality. A turquoise stone is more blue, darker, smoother and more consistent,
RAZAVI KHORASAN nishapur turquoise
Sabzevar

The people of Sabzevar believe that the war between Iranians and Turans has occurred around Sabzevar. They also believe that the grave of Sohrab, son of Rostam Dastan, is in this town and at the present location of the municipality of Sabzevar. A helmet and armor were recently discovered in this city that were delivered to the Astan Quds Razavi Museum and the Sabzevar Municipality has filed a memorial on this subject for the time being. Although many people view the story of Rostam and Sohrab as myth, unlike legends, myths have their roots in history and historical events that have been transferred from heart to heart and recorded in memory national. In Tarikh-e Masoudi,
RAZAVI KHORASAN Tomb of Sohrab Son of Rostam Sabzevar e1534661169836
The tomb of Sheikh Bahai

is located inside the shrine of Mashhad, after the vast porch of Imam Khomeini. The tomb is stone and covered with glass. This is the grave of Iranian scholar and scholar Baha al Din, Mohammad Ibn Hossein, known as Sheikh Bahai. All pilgrims from Imam Reza's shrine pass by and after visiting the shrine. Sheikh Baha al-Din, Mohammad Ibn Hossein, known as Sheikh Bahai, was the famous scientist of the Safavid era.
RAZAVI KHORASAN shaykh bahai
Haruniyeh

is an unknown and mysterious monument and the only remaining monument of the ancient city of Tus. This monument is located 20 kilometers northwest of Mashhad, west of the Mashhad-Tus road and at the beginning of Pardis Boulevard, the main boulevard and the entrance to the city of Tus. Harunieh is a monument in brick and square. The interior space includes the entrance to the porch, four installations, a dome and three minor rooms and all these parts are seen in public. In the outer space, there is a small memorial gravestone of Imam Mohammad Ghazali and a large rectangular garden is also built in front of the Haruniyeh porch according to plans and drawings. There are different ideas about the date of the construction of Haruniyeh and it goes back to the eighth and seventh centuries of hijri and even the previous time. Some recognize it as a monastery and teaching place of Imam Mohammad Ghazali which was built before the attack of the Mongols. Some call the monument Harun Prison. This monument is the only remnant of the ancient Tus that has been repaired and rebuilt in recent decades by the attempts of the Khorasan National and Cultural Heritage Association.
RAZAVI KHORASAN haruniyeh dome

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