Stay with us to introduce you most important Mashhad attractions that you can visit in tours by Travel agency in Iran or if you want to travel solo here.
The shrine of Imam Reza
The shrine of Imam Reza in the city center of Mashhad, and its most outstanding monuments are Bala Sar mosque and Goharshad mosque.
The shrine of Imam Reza is a collection with the center of the tomb of the eighth Imam of the Shia Muslims, which includes mosques, shrines, porches, courtyards, libraries and museums. here is the most important Mashhad attractions.
Address: Mashhad city center
Ferdowsi tomb is located 20 km north of Mashhad, in the Tous area and in the green and beautiful garden.
The tomb is inspired by the architecture of the Achaemenid period, also the museum and library of the Tous are from the sights of this collection, which is visited annually by one million lovers of Shahnameh’s creator and is one of the must see places in Iran tourism.
Address: Tabarran Toos Town – Right side of Ferdowsi three way – Asian Highway (Sento Road) -20 Km from Mashhad to Quchan – Mashhad
Museum of anthropology (Mahdi Qoli Beyk Bath)
Mahdi Qoli Beyk Bath (one of the Timurid emirs), also known as the Shah Bath and Razavi Bath, is a collection of different parts like old baths and wardrobes, a garage and awning booth.
Address: Exit door of Jame Razavi Courtyard – Imam Reza Holy Shrine – Mashhad
Kooh Sangi Park
Kooh Sangi Park is the second largest park in Mashhad after Mellat park which is located on the list of Mashhad attractions. Kooh Sangi Park is located on the edge of high mountains and is one of the oldest villages in Mashhad.
The park is a combination of water, rock and greenery and light. The building of the great Khorasan Museum, with a pattern from the architecture of the Kalat Naderi Palace, gives a beautiful effect to the collection. here is a amusing Mashhad attractions.
Address: End of Kooh Sangi Boulevard – Mashhad
The tomb of Nader Shah
Another valuable monument in this city is the tomb of Nader Shah Afshar, which is located in the list of Mashhad attractions as a memorial to the past of Iran.
Nader Shah when was alive ordered that a small tomb be built on Mashhad Street with special Iranian architecture. In the late Qajar, Qavam al-Saltanah built a new tomb in the place of the ruined monasteries and transferred his bones there.
The Naderi museum includes the weapons of the Nader Shah, tomb of Nader and the tomb of Mohammad Taghi Khan, commander-in-chief of Khorasan.
Address: Shohada intersection – Mashhad
Vakil Abad Forest Park
If you want to spend your day in a pleasant weather area, it’s somewhere with pine and plantain trees and a river that flows in some seasons like spring and summer, with cool water, along with swimming pools and positions and heights that can be fatigued under the shade of trees, we suggest you Vakil abad forest park.
Vakil Abad Forest Park is one of the oldest parks in Mashhad, which has a large paradise park named Park-e shadi Mountains and the only zoo in Mashhad with all kinds of aquatic animals, reptiles and birds. There is also a botanical garden, a restaurant and a cafe, and everything is available for tourist.
Address: Before Azadi Square – Vakil Abad Blvd
Reza Bazaar is one of the most famous Mashhad attractions in. actually it is impossible that somebody travel to Mashhad and do not go to this big bazaar.
This traditional market in Mashhad, besides its beautiful and traditional Iranian architecture, is one of the oldest souvenir supply centers in Mashhad. It is a great place to buy Iranian souvenirs in your trip in this city.
Address: Near Imam Reza holy shrine
One of the historical buildings in Mashhad is the historical house of Malek. This is one of the examples of beautiful houses left over from the era of architecture transition in the late Qajar era.
In the past, this monument was very extensive, but now only the outer part of it has been left, which consists of two floors. The upper floor has a lattice and carved wooden ceiling and a beautifully crafted fireplace. House of Malek is today the center for traditional cultural heritage and Iran tourism.
Address: Emam Khomeini Street – Mashhad
Moghan Cave is located 35 km from Mashhad and south of Moghan village. The cave has two spans, and inside it there are stalagmites and stalactites and several wells.
There is also an abyss and blue pond within it. You must have a guide to enter this cave, otherwise it will be dangerous.
Address: Mashhad – Razavi Khorasan Province
One of its most popular destinations in Mashhad is Torqabeh, only 18 km away from Mashhad. Some of the reasons for this popularity are subtle weather, rivers, diverse restaurants, souvenir shops, fruit gardens, recreational and historical sites such as the Chalidareh Dam, Golestan Dam, Daghestan Valley and the Dehbar river, which is considered the heart of this region.
The first half of the year is a better time to go to torqabeh, it has a beautiful autumn, but it is one of the coldest places around Mashhad in the winter.
Address: Torqabeh Road – Vakil Abad Road – Mashhad
If you go to the village of Torqabeh, do not forget to visit the Chalidareh Dam. Chalidareh is one of the Torqabeh subterranean valleys, which provides for the possibility of sailboat and fishing for tourists. There are several restaurants around the dam.
Address: Jaqraq road – 18 km southwest of Mashhad