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Neyshabour

Neyshabur, Turquoise city is one of the most important historical centers, tourism and industrial city in Iran which located on the slopes of Binalood.

Neyshabur was considered from the Safavid era and was recognized as the cultural capital in the Middle Ages and during the reign of Khwarizmanshah.

This city was one of the great centers of pottery and related arts during the Islamic Golden Age, especially the 9th and 10th centuries.

Shah Abbasi caravansary:

The Shah Abbasi Caravanserai is one of the Safavid buildings which located in the central of Neyshabur. The building include central courtyard, 24 chambers, four porches and stables.

 

Tomb of Kamal al-Mulk:

Mohammad Ghaffari who known as Kamal-ol-Molk , was an Iranian  famous painter. The Kamal al-Mulk Tomb, was designed by Houshang Sihoun and was unveiled at the ceremony with the presence of Farah Pahlavi.

This building is composed of two square-shaped modules that shape the sides of the square in a semicircular arc and decorated with mosaic tiles.

 

 

Tomb of Omar Khayam:

Mausoleum  of Khayyam is a modern monument of white marble erected over Omar Khayyam’s tomb which designed by Hushang Sijon.

This tomb is a prominent example of modern Iranian architecture and is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Neyshabur. The tomb is 22 meters high and its structure is concrete with a metal core.

 

 

 

 

Ancient area of Shadiyakh:

Shadiyakh was an old palace dating back to roughly 3-9th century AD where found some skeletal remains and old equipment used for cooking.

This place is now one of the archaeological sites in Neyshabur.

Neyshabour Museums:

  • Khayyam Museum
  • Archaeological Museum
  • Neishabur Astronomy Museum

 

 Other tourist attractions in Neyshabour:

  • The remains of the ancient city of Neyshabur
  • Amin al-Islam’s garden and mansion
  • Dizbad Village
  • Shamir domes
  • Lak Lak Ashiyan Castle
  • Greene Waterfall
  • Bar Waterfall
  • Haft Qar Valley
  • Cerni Cave
  • Tomb of BiBi Shatite
  • Jame Mosque of Neyshabour
  • Baghrood

Souvenirs:

  • Turquoise
  • Rhubarb
  • Pottery
  • Weaving Carpet
  • Tiling