Khorasan Razavi province

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  • Old gravestone found in northeast Iran 2019-04-18 00:30

    Old gravestone found in northeast Iran

    TEHRAN – An old gravestone that bears some inscriptions has recently been found in a flood-hit rural district in Chenaran country, Khorasan Razavi province, northeast Iran.

  • Khorasan’s archaeological findings to go on show in Tehran 2019-02-11 22:22

    Khorasan’s archaeological findings to go on show in Tehran

    TEHRAN – The National Museum of Iran is about to showcase selects of archaeological findings, which have been excavated over the past four decades in Khorasan region, northeast Iran, Khorasan Razavi province’s tourism chief has said.

  • Iran’s windmills a step closer to UNESCO listing 2018-12-27 10:16

    Iran’s windmills a step closer to UNESCO listing

    TEHRAN – Iran’s cultural heritage body has almost completed preparations for a chain of ancient vertical-axis windmills for possibly becoming a UNESCO World Heritage. 

  • Pilgrims visit the holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS), the eighth Shia Imam, in Mashhad, northeast Iran. 2018-09-26 20:39

    Khorasan Razavi hosts 730,000 foreign tourists in 5 months

    TEHRAN – Khorasan Razavi province’s tourism chief has said 730,000 foreigners visited the northeastern province in the first five months of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21).

  •  A view of the Ghasr International Hotel in Mashhad 2018-08-09 09:54

    10-day foreign arrivals in Khorasan Razavi nearly doubles y/y

    TEHRAN – The number of international travelers to Iran’s northeastern Khorasan Razavi province has nearly doubled in a ten-day period ending August 1 compared to the same period last year.

  • A local man stands by a platform of well-preserved windmills in Nashtifan, northeastern Iran. 2018-08-07 08:22

    Iran starts documentation of ancient windmills for UNESCO tag

    TEHRAN – Iran’s cultural Heritage body has commenced documentation of an ancient chain of vertical-axis windmills, which can be found in eastern parts of the country.

  • Mashhad-Baku flights in the pipeline 2018-08-05 10:30

    Mashhad-Baku flights in the pipeline

    TEHRAN – Establishing direct Mashhad-Baku flights has been put on the agenda, Khorasan Razavi tourism chief has said.

  • Mashhad carpet bazaar to regain former glory 2018-07-25 18:27

    Mashhad carpet bazaar to regain former glory

    TEHRAN – The historical carpet bazaar of Mashhad will be restored to its former glory.

  • مکرمی فر 2018-07-01 09:03

    274 hotels under construction in Khorasan Razavi

    TEHRAN – A total of 274 hotels are being constructed with an average completion of 60 percent across Khorasan Razavi province, northeast Iran. 

  • Photo of a dried up river near Hamoun Lake, Sistan-Baluchestan province, taken in December 2015 Photo by Hossein Zohrevand/Tasnim 2018-05-11 20:29

    Iran mulls over water transfer from Sea of Oman to drought-ridden provinces

    TEHRAN — Iran is weighing up the option of transferring water from Sea of Oman to drought-ridden provinces of Sistan-Baluchestan, Hormozgan and Khorasan Razavi, deputy head of the Department of Environment (DOE) for marine affairs has said.

  • Pilgrims visit the holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS), the eighth Shia Imam, in Mashhad, northeast Iran. 2018-05-07 21:14

    Five tourism projects worth $80m inaugurated

    TEHRAN – President Hassan Rouhani on Monday inaugurated five projects via video conferencing as part of a government initiative aimed at promoting tourism across the northeastern Khorasan Razavi province.

  • People visit the Louvre exhibit at the National Museum of Iran 2018-04-16 21:32

    Louvre show to run in Mashhad

    TEHRAN – The city of Mashhad will be the subsequent destination of a landmark Louvre show, which is currently underway at the National Museum of Iran in Tehran.

  • Some ancient windmills are still operational in Nashtifan region. 2018-04-16 21:32

    Mashhad-Khaf tourism train in the pipeline

    TEHRAN – The Islamic Republic of Iran Railways plans to operate a tourism train, which will connect the cities of Mashhad and Khaf, northeastern Khorasan Razavi Province.

  • Pilgrims visit the holy shrine of Imam Reza (AS), the eighth Shia Imam, in Mashhad, northeast Iran. 2018-03-03 20:58

    Khorasan Razavi hosts 1.7m foreign tourists in 11 months

    TEHRAN – Some 1.7 million foreign nationals visited Khorasan Razavi province, northeast Iran, during the first 11 months of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21, 2017).

  • Kashmar’s first eco-lodge makes debut 2018-02-08 07:05

    Kashmar’s first eco-lodge makes debut

    TEHRAN – The first-ever eco-lodge came on stream in Kashmar county, northeastern Khorasan Razavi province, aiming to buttress hospitality industry in the region.

  • Pakistani passengers stranded in snow receive relief aid 2018-01-30 11:16

    Pakistani passengers stranded in snow receive relief aid

    TEHRAN – The Iranian Red Crescent Society has provided relief aid to 48 Pakistani passengers stranded in snow in Khorasan Razavi Province, northeastern Iran, according to IRNA. 

  • atashuni 2018-01-04 11:10

    Colorful Iran

    Atashuni ritual in Khorasan

    In the past, people who lived in Khorasan Razavi province, northeastern Iran, performed Atashuni ritual during cold nights of winter.

  • Kang where roof of one house is yard of another 2017-12-31 09:03

    Kang where roof of one house is yard of another

    Photos depict the photogenic village of Kang situated on the highlands of Mount Binalud in northeast Iran, December 28, 2017.

  • Jahangiri 2017-12-29 21:00

    First VP inaugurates major industrial projects

    TEHRAN- Iranian First Vice-President Es’haq Jahangiri inaugurated major industrial projects in the northeastern province of Khorasan Razavi on Thursday, Shata news agency reported.

  • HAFT FATEMEH RITUAL 2017-12-24 20:51

    COLORFUL IRAN

    Haft Fatemeh ritual in Khorasan

    The rain-seeking ritual ‘Haft Fatemeh’, which literally means ‘seven Fatemehs’ is traditionally performed in villages in Khorasan Razavi Province.

  • An undated photo shows a rock climber ascending the frozen Akhlamad Waterfall in Khorasan Razavi province, northeast Iran. 2017-12-11 20:28

    By Afshin Majlesi

    Akhlamad retains charm in winter

    TEHRAN – Though not a water-rich country, Iran still boasts a considerable number of waterfalls and cascades that are fairly popular amongst domestic sightseers.

  • Qasr-e Khorshid: A must-see tourist destination in northeast Iran 2017-11-27 19:05

    Qasr-e Khorshid: A must-see tourist destination in northeast Iran

    TEHRAN – Qasr-e Khorshid (literally ‘the Sun Palace’), is an 18th-century iconic monument which is currently used as a museum of anthropology in Kalat County, Khorasan Razavi province, northeast Iran.

  • Foreign travelers visit well-preserved windmills in Nashtifan, northeastern Iran. 2017-11-21 11:50

    Iran seeks UNESCO recognition for ancient windmills

    TEHRAN – Iran has put forward its cluster of Asbads - ancient vertical-axis windmills - as a candidate for inclusion in the UNESCO World Heritage list.

  • زمین لرزه زلزله 2017-04-05 11:31

    1 dead, 17 injured as quake hits northeastern Iran

    TEHRAN - An earthquake measuring 6 on the Richter scale hit parts of the northeastern province of Khorasan Razavi on Wednesday morning, leaving one dead and 17 injured so far, IRIB reported.

  • تصادف و ترافیک شدید در محور مشهد به تربت حیدریه 2017-03-25 02:10

    Car pile-up left one dead, 63 injured in northeast Iran

    At least one person has been killed and some 63 are wounded in a 130-car pile-up on a road leading to Mashhad, northeastern province of Khorasan Razavi, on Friday.

  • دستگیری سارقان خودرو 2017-01-01 20:37

    Saudi national arrested in Iran for dollar smuggling 

    TEHRAN – Iran’s security forces have arrested a Saudi national at an airport in Khorasan Razavi province, eastern Iran, for smuggling dollar, local officials have reported. 

  • cotton 2016-11-23 17:47

    Picture of the day

    Farmers are harvesting cotton in Sabzevar, Khorasan Razavi province. The harvest season started in mid-October and will end in December. (Mizan/ Mohammad Heshmati)

  • saffron harvest season 2016-11-05 09:23

    Picture of the day

    With more than 8,000 hectares of farming lands, Torbat-e Heydarieh, Khorasan Razavi province, is one of the biggest producers of saffron worldwide. The fields yield some 44 tons of saffron annually and create some 70,000 job opportunities. The saffron produced in Torbat-e Heydarieh is being exported to 45 countries. (Tehran Times/ Saeed Goli)

  • 12-1.jpg 2016-10-16 10:25

    Picture of the day

    Farmers in Neishabur, northeastern Khorasan Razavi province, are harvesting tomatoes. Some 1,250 hectares of lands in the region are under the cultivation of tomato, yielding some 46,250 tons of the crop annually. (IRNA/Morteza Aminoroayaei)