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Iran Tourism from Neyshabur to Mashhad

Historical Remains in Taq Bustan-Kermanshah

Historical Remains in Taq Bustan-Kermanshah

Iran Tourism, Taq Bustan is a collection of stone figures and inscription dating from the Sassanid era on the northwest of Kermanshah in western Iran. This area, which has a mount and a spring, embraces remains including the stone figure of Ardashir ll and two stone verandas known as small and big Porticos. A stone figure on the of the small Portico shows the coronation of Ardashir ll (379-383 AD)

The ninth Sassanid king. The Sassanid king is depicted standing in the middle of the scene with his left hand on his sword. He is receiving a ring with ribbon from Ahura Mazda. Ahura Mazda is standing on the right with his left hand resting on his heap.

He is giving the ring to the king. The figure of Izad Mehr is standing on a big lotus flower on the left of Ardashir. This figure is damaged on the face. A defeated man is figure under the feet of Ahura Mazda and the king. Unfortunately, most parts of this figure are damaged.

Attar Neyshaburi

 Attar Neyshaburi

Farid-ed Din Attar Kadkani Neyshaburi, known as Attar Neyshaburi, (born in Kadkan in 540 AH-died in Shadiyakh in Neyshabur in 618 AH) is one of famous Gnostics and poets of Iran. Other Gnostics believe that he has reached high levels of theosophy.

His works are Asrar Nameh, ElahiNmeh, Manteq-ot teir, Musibat Nameh, Mukhtar Nameh, Tazkerat-ol Owlia’, and a volume of poems. Attar introduces 96 masters of Sufi leaders in Tazkerat-ol Owlia’. He used simple, unadorned language to convey his theosophical intentions.

He was a lead for famous theosophies’ such as Mowlavi and Jaami. Sheikh Baha-eddin reports the death of Attar in this way: “When Tatar troops arrived Neishabur, one of Mongol soldiers hit him with a sword on the shoulder and killed him.

Hakim Omar Khayyam

 Hakim Omar Khayyam

Khayyam Neishabori was a mathematician, astrologist, and poet in Seljuk era. Although his scientific situation is higher than his literary state, he is worldly known for his beautiful quatrains. Edward FitzGerald translated them into English, which increased Khayyam’s fame worldwide. The most prominent works of Khayyam was the correction of Iranian calendar.



Hakim Abolqasem Mansor ibn Hassan Firdausi Toosi was an epic poet and a famous man of literature of Iran. He was born in a Dehqan family in a village of Toos. Dehqans (landed gentry) were people in a social class who owned farms in Sassanid timed. They were highly interested in preserving national race, history, and traditions.

Firdausi endeavored for 30 years to complete the glorious book of Shahnameh. He never left his work even when his son diet. He put the prose Shahnameh of Abomansur into poems to form a great volume of ancient stories and legends.

This work, country to some beliefs, was not by order of any king at all. Nezami Arozi reports, “When Firdausi died, a dogmatic clergyman of Toos prevented his family to bury him in the graveyard of the city and called him a heretic. Therefore, he was buried in his garden beside the city gateway”. If so, the present mausoleum is his estate.

The first survey for exact place of Firdausi’s grave began in Qajar era and a mausoleum was built above the grave. The first two mausoleum collapsed and the present building inspired by Achaemenid architecture, especially Cyrus; tomb, was erected.

Complex of Sheikh Ahmad Jaam Mausoleum

The complex of Sheikh Ahmad Jaam Mausoleum

Sheikh Ahmad Jaam was a famous Gnostic and Sufi of the sixth century Ah (Seljuk era). He was born in Nameq, in present Kashmar region.

He experienced a spiritual vicissitude in his youth and adhered Gnosticism. He lived alone in the heights of Nameq and studied Quran, and Gnostics’ approaches for 18 years. He began teaching and writing when 40. Jaami died in 536 AH.

Modal Music and Ritual Dances of Turbat-e Jaam

Modal Music and Ritual Dances of Turbat-e Jaam

The music of Turbat-e Jaam has a long history in Iranian culture. Dotar is the most important and common musical instrument among Turbat-e Jaam people. The music of Turbat-e Jaam Originates from rituals and customs again for thousands of years.

Singing poems (Manzomeh Khani), encomium (Monajat), and Fazilat Khani are branches of singing music Turbat-e Jaam. singing couplets, including love, mystical, etc., is very popular.

Shrine Complex of Imam Reza (AS)

 Shrine Complex of Imam Reza (AS)

The mausoleum of Imam Reza in Mashhad is one of the most famous religious buildings of Iran. This building enjoys the most varied Iranian and Islamic architectural features and elements. Many buildings have been added to this complex in a course of 1200 years to make it a unique treasury of Iranian-Islamic architecture.

The oldest part is the holy sanctuary, or Boq’e-ye Haruni which dates from late second century AH. Mashhad was originally a small village in Toos. When Imam Reza was martyred, the holy body was buried in this   mausoleum and the name was changed to Mashhad-or Reza.

The oldest tiles of the shrine, and even of Iran, are known as Sanjari Tiles. These tiles decorate the lower walls round the holy sanctuary. This shrine was repaired several times and some decorations were added in Samani, Diyalemeh, and Qaznavi eras.

Iran Tourism has been affected by many political, social and economic factors in the recent decades. But what is important is that Iran Tourism is growing these days.

Iran Tour Guides, By the development of the media, Iran is now well known in western countries and lots of tourists Tourism in Iran annually. However, Tourism in Iran has the potential to have much more visitors.

Iran Travel Agency is very extensive; the magnificent touristic sights and attractions can be found in every corner of the country. You can choose to hike and ski in the Alborz mountains or see the nomadic life in Zagros mountain chain.

A beach trip in south by the Persian Gulf and or in the north by the Caspian Sea could be another choice. But among all major tourist attractions, they are eager to have a deep journey in the pure and rich history and culture of Iran.

Iran Private Tours, Mostly central and western part of Iran are where you can find magnificent monuments that reflects the history of different eras and dynasties.

You can ask us to design an itinerary for you based on your time, interest and budget or you can design and customize your favorite tour to Iran. Whether as a solo traveler or as a couple or in the company of your family and friends, PERSIAPSSENGER can provide you the best Tours to Iran from Australia.

Iran tour packages, Iran is known as a culturally rich country with hundreds of historical monuments that reflect the history and culture of the era they are built in

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