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Kang is a village in Jagharq Rural District, Torqabeh District, Torqabeh and Shandiz County, Razavi Khorasan Province, Iran. The Kang village dates back to the pre-Islamic era. The ancient castle, “Qal’e Tigh Miyan” castle, and “Robat Shah Abbasi” guest house are indicative of the village’s old record. The rural village of Kang is a like a canvas of beautiful pictures in spring and summer. Every year many lovers of nature and mountaineers travel to this area inorder to enjoy the pleasant climate of the village. Although village’s attractions have mostly remained away from the eyes of tourists, there are various natural beauties in the region. Being located at the banks of the River Kang and adjacent to lofty mountains, the Kang village enjoys a moderate and cool weather. Since it has a steep-like configuration and its lands are not suitable for cultivation, gardening and such-like jobs prevail in this area. Cattle raising and carpet weaving are popular among the villagers as well. The architecture of the village is similar to the Masooleh village (the roof of one house is the yard of the other). Regarding the climate, the course of the winds and the direction of the sun shine, the ...see more houses are built on a northeast-southwest line to optimize energy consumption. The houses are covered with adobe and the genuine historical context of it has mostly preserved. The graveyard of the village has old tombs with historical symbols and signs. On every grave there is a sign that indicates the tribe, job and gender of the dead person. It is believed that the first group of immigrants to the village was the “Miroon” tribe from Sistan region in the east of Iran. The village has a wide diversity of souvenirs such as barberry, saffron, sugar candy and different fruits; there is also a kind of local bread baked with potato and mountainous herbs. The villagers speak in Farsi with the local dialect and are all Muslims and followers of the holy prophet’s Ahl-ul-Bayt. References: http://en.wikipedia.org http://english.irib.ir/radioculture/iran/tourism

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Mashhad's Tourist attractions

Imam Reza shrine

Imam Reza shri...

Imām Reza shrine in Mashhad, Iran is a complex which contains the mausoleum of Imam Reza, the eighth Imām of Twelver Shi'ites. It is the largest mosque in the world by dimension and the second largest in capacity. Also contained within the complex include: the Goharshad Mosque, a museum...

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Moghan Cave

Moghan Cave

The Moghan Cave is located in the southern village of Moghan, 35 kilometers from Mashhad. Based on some evidence and exploration of the old snail fossils in the cave, it’s almost one hundred million years old. It’s located 2910 meters above sea level. The cave was discovered by Mashhad ...

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Haft hooz natural garden pond

Haft hooz natu...

Khalaj region is located next to Mashhad city - the capital of Khorasan Razavi province in northeastern of Iran. Khalaj region is known for its natural park called "Haft Hoz" which is a popular tourist excursion and also for its rocks which is the best climbing sites near to Mashhad. Th...

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Nadir Shah Mausoleum

Nadir Shah Mau...

It is located in a beautiful garden in the heart of the holy city of Mashhad. Nadir Shah Afshar's statue riding a horse and holding an axe in hand can be seen on the top of the tomb. There is a museum inside the tomb containing about 130 weapons, helmets and armors. The structure curre...

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Mellat Park Mashhad

Mellat Park Ma...

This amusement park is located in west of Mashhad and on the northwest side of Azadi Square; it is considered as the biggest park in Mashhad Township. This project was done by a joint venture between the private sector, the municipality and expert engineers. Its construction started in ...

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Vakil Abad, Mashhad

Vakil Abad, Ma...

Vakil Abad Park is an old beautiful resort in southwest of Mashhad located at the end of Vakil Abad Blvd. It had been at the center of attention for a long time due to its antiquity, pleasant weather and location in a beautiful valley. It has an area over 70 hectares with a natural gard...

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Goharshad Mosque

Goharshad Mosq...

Goharshad Mosque is one of the most famous mosques in Iran which is located in Razavi Khorasan province in the northeast of the country. The structure is located in the architectural complex of Imam Reza Shrine in Mashhad.Its foundation is made of brick and plaster and is one of the mo...

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Mausoleum of Ferdowsi

Mausoleum of F...

The tomb of the great poet Abolqassem Ferdowsi, can be accounted for a place of ‘worship’ so to be called by the lovers of Farsi Literature. This renowned historical site has brought fame for the city of Toos. The construction of this tomb began in the year 1928 and work came to an end ...

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