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Mashhad Destination Guide

Delve into Mashhad in Iran!

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Mashhad in the region of Tehrān is located in Iran - some 60 mi (or 96 km) East of Tehran, the country's capital.

Interactive map of Mashhad

Current time in Mashhad is now 04:28 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tehran" with an UTC offset of 3.5 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Saqqez Darreh-ye Bala, Chaman Hesar Bon, Rudafshan, Tehran, Semnan or Sefid Kamar. While being here, make sure to check out Uzneh, Nadarab, Hasanabad-e Bala, Firuz Kuh, Badreh and Del Cha'i as well. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location


The Ghar-e-Roodafshan cave is located in Roodafshan valley, Tehran Province, Iran. Since 2003 the Verein für Höhlenkunde in Obersteier with the Khaneye Koohnavardan-e-Tehran has been surveying Ghar-e-Roodafshan. (2003-2005) The length of this spacious cave is 1,502 m with a vertical distance of -90.6 m. The Roodafshan Entrance Hall with 168 m length, 94 m width, 40 m high and 11,395 m floor area is presently the second biggest documented cave chamber in Iran.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 35.6, 52.48 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 2 mi away.
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