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Mashhad Destination Guide

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Mashhad in the region of Razavi Khorasan with it's 2,307,177 inhabitants is a town in Iran - some 459 mi (or 739 km) East of Tehran, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Mashhad is now 06:24 PM (Monday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tehran" with an UTC offset of 3.5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Dastgerdan, Shotorak, Pava, Karimabad, Konar Kal or Farahabad. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Hedayatabad, Mehrabad, Dish Dish, Hoseynabad, Nowkhvodak and Abkuh-e Bala. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.

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Autofahrt in Maschhad - driving in Mashh...

01:15 min ( September 07, 2012 by dawoodnaziri)
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HD Quality Autofahrt in Maschhad - driving Mashhad Razavi-Chorasan Razavi Khorasan Province Iran

Mashhad Ashura

00:34 min ( November 17, 2011 by ninaraFin)
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Mashhad January 2011

Drinking Ill Water Mashhad City 3GP

00:32 min ( November 06, 2010 by Elias Shahidi)
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Mashhad Snowing 10/1/2011 (Emam Ali High...

04:43 min ( January 13, 2011 by Ehsan Bagheri)
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My last day stay in Iran

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Interesting facts about this location

Al-Hurr al-Aamili

Muhammad bin al-Ḥassan b. Ali b. al-Ḥusayn al-ʿĀmili al-Mashghari, commonly known as Al-Ḥurr Al-ʿĀmili (1033/1624 - 1104/1693), was a muhaddith and a prominent Twelver Shi’a scholar. He is best known for his comprehensive hadith compilation known as Wasael ush-Shia (also known as Wasa’il ush-Shi’a) and as the second of the “Three Great Muhammads” in later Shi’a Islamic history.

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Located at 36.3, 59.61 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1624 births, 1693 deaths, Iranian ayatollahs, Lebanese Shia Muslims, Muslim scholars, Shia Muslim scholars of Islam, Shia clerics

Goharshad Mosque

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. It was built by the order of Queen Goharshad, the wife of Shah Rukh of the Timurid Dynasty in 1418 CE. The architect of the edifice was Ghavameddin Shirazi, who is responsible for so many of Shah Rukh's great buildings, with the architectural and decorative manpower supplied from Shiraz and Isfahan.

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Located at 36.3, 59.61 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:1410s architecture, Buildings and structures in Mashhad, Iranian architecture, Mosques in Iran, Timurid dynasty

Aria Air Flight 1525

Aria Air Flight 1525 was a scheduled Iranian domestic flight which crashed on landing at Mashhad International Airport, Mashhad, Iran, on 24 July 2009.

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Located at 36.3, 59.61 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:2009 in Iran, Accidents and incidents involving airliners, Accidents and incidents involving the Ilyushin Il-62, Aviation accidents and incidents in 2009, Aviation accidents and incidents in Iran, Mashhad

Mashhad International Airport

Mashhad International Airport or Shahid Hashemi Nejad Airport is an airport in Mashhad, Razavi Khorasan, Iran. The airport is the country's second busiest only to Tehran Mehrabad Airport and above the famous Tehran's Imam Khomeini International Airport. In 2010 the airport handled 5,983,227 passengers along with 56,533 tons of cargo. It is connected to 57 destinations and has frequent flights to 30 cities within Iran and 27 destinations in the Central Asia, the Middle East and East Asia.

More reading: Mashhad International Airport homepage
Located at 36.3, 59.61 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Airports in Iran, Buildings and structures in Mashhad

Tus, Iran

Tus also spelled as Tous, Toos or Tūs, is an ancient city in the Iranian province of Razavi Khorasan. To the ancient Greeks, it was known as Susia. It was captured by Alexander the Great in 330 BCE. On his way to solve the unrest in Khorasan in 809, the Abbasid Caliph Harun Al-Rashid fell ill and died in Tus. The city was almost entirely destroyed by Genghis Khan's Mongol conquest during 1220-1259. Perhaps the most famous resident was the poet Ferdowsi, author of the Persian epic Shahnameh.

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Located at 36.3, 59.61 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 11 mi away.
Tags:History of Iran, Nishapur Quarter, Populated places along the Silk Road, Populated places in Mashhad County