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Mashhad

Mashhad

The city of Mashhad is the chief town of the province of Khorasan. The city is found to 985 ms. of height from the level of the sea, dista 900 kms. from Tehran and it is attainable in auto, in train and in airplane. This city counts more than 2.000,000 inhabitants. Mashhad during the period of the kingdom Mongolo but also during the dynasty of the Safavidis it had great shine and it was a great center on the street of the silk, where the gendis were stopped carovani that crossed the central asia and the Iranian lowland. The city offers refined workmanships in gold, impraziosite from the turquoise famosissmo of Nishabur.Mashhad entertains the mausoleum of Imam Reza, eighth imams of the ski you and descending of the Prophet, and it is the first holy city of Iran and a great destination of the religious pilgrimage.


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