Mashhad, Iran

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Mashhad (Persian: مشهد‎, Mašhad IPA: [mæʃˈhæd] ( listen)), also spelled Mashad or Meshad, is the second most populous city in Iran and the capital of Razavi Khorasan Province. It is located in the northeast of the country, near the borders with Turkmenistan and Afghanistan. It has a population of 3,001,184 inhabitants (2016 census), which includes the areas of Mashhad Taman and Torqabeh. It was a major oasis along the ancient Silk Road connecting with Merv to the east. The city is named after the "shrine" of Imam Reza, the eighth Shia Imam. The Imam was buried in a village in Khorasan, which afterwards gained the name Mashhad, meaning the place of martyrdom. Every year, millions of pilgrims visit the Imam Reza shrine. The Abbasid caliph Harun al-Rashid is also buried within the shrine. Mashhad has been governed by different ethnic groups over the course of its history. The city enjoyed relative prosperity in the Mongol period. Mashhad is also known colloquially as the city of Ferdowsi,... Wikipedia ( Creative Commons Attribution CC-BY-SA 4.0 )
Emam Reza
Emam Reza
حمام مهدی قلی بیک
حمام مهدی قلی بیک
Almas Shargh
Almas Shargh
صحن قدس
صحن قدس
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باغ وكيل
باغ وكيل
Janbaz Square
Janbaz Square
مسجد شاه
مسجد شاه
صحن جمهوری
صحن جمهوری
Rabie Rabi Tomb Cemetery Mausoleum Mashhad Iran Maschhad
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بازار رضا
بازار رضا
Islamic Azad University Of Mashhad
Islamic Azad University Of Mashhad
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