Mashhad

City in Iran

Mashhad is a city in northeast Iran, known as a place of religious pilgrimage. It’s centered on the vast Holy Shrine of Imam Reza, with golden domes and minarets that are floodlit at night. The circular complex also contains the tomb of Lebanese scholar Sheikh Bahai, plus the 15th-century, tile-fronted Goharshad Mosque, with a turquoise dome. Museums within the shrine include the Carpet Museum, with many rare pieces.

Imam Reza shrine

Mausoleum in Mashhad, Iran

 

The Imam Reza shrine in Mashhad, Iran is a complex which contains the mausoleum of Imam Reza, the eighth Imam of Twelver Shiites. It is the largest mosque in the world by area.

Address: Holy Shrine, Mashhad, Razavi Khorasan Province

Phone: 051 3225 8001

Leadership: Ebrahim Raisi

Capacity: 600,000

Function: Mausoleum

 

Goharshad Mosque

Mosque in Mashhad, Iran

Goharshad Mosque is a former free standing mosque in Mashhad of the Razavi Khorasan Province, Iran, which now serves as one of the prayer halls within the Imam Reza shrine complex.

Located in: Imam Reza Holy Shrine

Address: Holy Shrine, Mashhad, Razavi Khorasan Province

Height: 141′

Opened: 1418

Minaret height: 141′ 0″

Architectural style: Islamic architecture

Phone: 051 3223 2222

Function: Mosque

 

Tomb of Nader Shah

Tourist attraction in Mashhad, Iran

Tomb of Nader Shah is a building in Mashhad designed by Hooshang Seyhoun.

Address: استان خراسان رضوی مشهد چهارراه شهدا، Shirazi Avenue, باغ نادری

Opened: 1963

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 7PM

Phone: 051 3222 4888

Architectural style: Iranian architecture

ArchitectHooshang Seyhoun

BurialsNader Shah

Water Waves Land

Water park in Mashhad, Iran

Bustling indoor waterpark with male/female days, featuring water slides, a wave pool & fast food.

Address: Mashhad, Shahrak Gharb, Andisheh Boulevard

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 11PM

Phone: 051 3622 9015

Vakil Abad Zoo

Zoo in Mashhad, Iran

Address: Razavi Khorasan Province, Mashhad, انتهای, بلوار وکیل آباد،

Hours: 

Open ⋅ Closes 8:30PM

Phone: 051 3501 443

Professor Bazima Scientific Park

Theme park in Mashhad, Iran

This interactive science park features exhibits on dinosaurs, wildlife & the human body.

Located in: Vesal

Address: Razavi Khorasan Province, Mashhad, Fath Abad, Baharestan Square

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 10PM

Phone: 051 3711 5052

Chalidarreh Tourist Complex

Tourist attraction in Iran

Tranquil destination on a scenic lake in a valley with boating, picnic areas & a chairlift.

Address: استان خراسان رضوی مشهد بسمت طرقبه جاده عنبران، انتهای بلوار

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 11PM

Phone: 051 3422 7125

Tomb of Khajeh Rabie

Pilgrimage place in Mashhad, Iran

The Tomb of Khajeh Rabie dates back to the Safavid dynasty and is located in Mashhad, at the end of Khajeh Rabie Street.

Address: Razavi Khorasan Province, Mashhad, Khaje Rabi, انتهای بلوار، خواجه ربیع

Phone: 051 3741 9136

Miniatoure Park

Theme park in Mashhad, Iran

Address: Razavi Khorasan Province, Mashhad, Sajjadiyeh Boulevard

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 10:30PM

Phone: 051 3524 4220

Baba Ghodrat Caravansarai

Tourist attraction

Baba Ghodrat Caravansarai is a caravanserai related to the Qajar dynasty and is located in Mashhad.

Address: Razavi Khorasan Province, Mashhad, Kuy-e-Karagaran, 17 shahrivar، Sadr, No. 16

Hours: Closed ⋅ Opens 12PM

Phone: 051 3344 0803

Sepad Tourism Zone

Tourist attraction in Mashhad, Iran

Address: Razavi Khorasan Province, Mashhad, Khayyam Blvd

Phone: 051 3711 3811

Anthropology Museum of Mashhad

Museum in Mashhad, Iran

Saturday 8AM–12:30PM
Sunday 8AM–12:30PM
Monday 8AM–12:30PM
Tuesday 8AM–12:30PM
Wednesday 8AM–12:30PM
Thursday 8–11:30AM
Friday 8AM–12PM

Phone: 051 3223 2004

Darougheh Historical House

Historical place in Mashhad, Iran

Address: Holy Shrine, Mashhad, Razavi Khorasan Province

Hours Open ⋅ Closes 10PM

Phone: 051 3369 1610

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