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Nadir Shah Afshar's Tomb, Mashhad

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Historic Site
In the peaceful atmosphere of a lush garden, see the relics of a monarch at Nadir Shah Afshar's Tomb. Nestled in the middle of the second most populous city in Iran, you can suddenly find yourself away from the rush in a calm green oasis. Enter the stone building where the ruler’s body is buried, which also serves a museum displaying documents and artifacts from the 18th century, the period of his rule. Atop the museum and tomb building stands an equestrian statue depicting the Shah holding an axe, the work of renowned Iranian sculptor Abolhassan Sadighi. To visit Nadir Shah Afshar's Tomb and get the most from your holiday in Mashhad, create itinerary details personal to you using our Mashhad vacation trip planner.
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  • It is located in Mashhad suburb, a famous poet's grave. This is the atmosphere seems to be school field trip groups and families of many, you can see the confidence. I think and equipped with new facilities, very easy to buff.
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  • Designed by iranian architect Hooshang Seyhoon, in memorial of Nader Shah. It's really different with other buildings around. for me as an architecture student was a really good experience, and learne...  more »
  • I recommend this place only if you are a history lover; I was unlucky because the main statute was under repair, the museum inside was nothing special except for a few gunpowder era warfare.  more »
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  • This place is iconic for being the burial of a true Persian king who lead Iran into glory and expansion. His life was mixed with lots of drama and exciting stories that you can learn about them at this site. If you love history, you are going to like it.
  • The tomb is being repaired but they are still charging 20,000 toman, which is completely insane.
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  • Nader Shah's tomb is in the collection of the Museum of rare garden building in the city of Mashhad that the monument to Nader Shah Afshar in solar 1342 by Houshang seyhoun designed and built. The building of the tomb of nadir Shah of the central part of that information is the location of the burial ground and is composed of two Museum Hall is one of them for different periods of Iranian history arms Museum and another Museum of arms and works relating to displays the information era.
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