Material: 100% satin silk with hand rolled edge finish
Size: 42" x 72"
Color: Hues of steel blue and violet
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Long a center for religious and secular learnings Mashhad houses the tombs of Imam Reza, The eighth Shia Imam, and Ferdowsi, the great 10th century Poet at nearby Tus. It was a major oasis along the ancient Silk Road connecting with Merv in Turkmenistan.
BECOME: A Cityzen of MASHHAD and……
SMELL: The honeydew and cantaloupe of Mashhad along with its world famous saffron
SHOP: Buy a Mashhad rug with a center medallion as the city is one of the oldest centers of rug weaving and is known for its soft wool
VISIT: The Imam Reza Shrine, the main tourist attraction in Mashhad, is the largest mosque in the world and second largest in capacity
TASTE: The delicious dry fruits, salted nuts, saffron, and sweets like gaz and sohaan.
APPRECIATE: The architecture and mosaic work of the Goharshad mosque It was built by the order of Empress Goharshad, the wife of Shah Rukh of the Timurid Dynasty in 1418 CE
SEE: The Nader Shah Tomb and museum located in a beautiful garden at the heart of the city. He was the founder of the Afshar dynasty who is often called the "Napoleon of Iran". The 18th-century bandit leader created an empire that stretched from northern India to the Caucasus Mountains.
REST: To master of Persian classical music by Shajarian and modern interpretation of it by Mohsen Namjoo
EXPLORE: Tus, an ancient city that isconsidered to be the main origin of Mashhad and where two of the most significant literally figures are buried: Ferdowsi and Akhavan Sales.
REST: At Torghabeh, a favorite getaway of Mashhadi’s, nestled between two lush valleys Hidden in the mountain ranges of Binalud
DRINK: Chai (tea), an important part of everyday life and must have during any celebration. It is the hot beverage of choice several times throughout the day
READ: Shahnameh, “The book of Kings”, Consisting of some 60,000 verses, it is the world's longest epic poetry written by Ferdowsi. It tells the mythical and historical past of the Persian Empire from the creation of the world until the Islamic conquest of Persia in the 7th century
WALK: In KoohSangi Park, an urban park Which used to be a resort area in Mashhad
WATCH: Gheysar, a 1969 film by the acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Kimiai The film was considered a landmark and Behrooz Vossoughi as the eponymous hero became a legendary actor in Iranian cinema.
Take: A few packages of saffron, the most expensive spice in the world, dating back over 3000 years. Mashhad produces over 90% of the world’s saffron