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The Ancient City of Toos-Tus-Tous-Tos

The Ancient City of Toos-Tus-Tous-Tos

Postby Parvaneh » Sun Jan 18, 2015 12:18 pm

Introduction:The Ancient City of Toos-Tus-Tous-Tos(Persian:شهر تاریخی طوس‎)

Toos is 24 km to the north of Mashhad and has seen many great events, such as its invasion and capture by Alexander the Great in 330 BCE and its near destruction by Genghis Khan (1220 to 1259 CE).
The Toos Historical – Cultural Complex
This Complex consists of the remnants of an ancient citadel (Kohn Dezh) dating date back to the Samanid dynasty (892 – 998 CE), the remains of Tabaran Jame Mosque (ca. 11th century CE), Harooneyeh Building, the tombs of the great Persian poet Ferdowsi and the renowned mystic Imam al-Ghazali.


Location: Toos City,Mashhad City - Razavi khorasan Province

Days of trip: (Without air plane) 3 Days from Tehran to Tehran (Without heavy traffic you need About 10-12 hr driving from Tehran to Mashahd)
Attention: In holidays there is heavy traffic in all roads around Tehran.

Best time to visit: No limit

Daily time visit: No

Difficulty level: Easy

Requirements: -

Legal permission need: No

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Overall risk: -

Animal risk: No

Lost risk: No

Rescue: You can call 115

GSM Mobile Antenna: Yes

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Hotel: in Mashahd Yes

Shop: Yes

Gasoline: Yes

Village: Located in Toos city

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How to get there:
1- Go to Baihaghi terminal of buses in Tehran (more info), Also you can use train.
2- Take a bus ticket to Mashhad.(Distance from Tehran to Mashhad city is 895 Km)
3- Take a taxi to Tos City.(Distance from Mashhad city to Toos City is 20 Km)

Nearest airport: Mashhad airport

Nearest train station: Mashhad station- by Train 7 Hours

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Also See:
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Pictures:


Sheikh Mohammed al-Ghazali
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Tomb of Ferdowsi
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Tous Tabran-Tous Tabran Ancient Stronghold Fence

Postby Parvaneh » Sun Jan 18, 2015 1:42 pm

Tous Tabran

Birch province in previous centuries, the region between the two Binalud thousands of mosques in the north to the south and has been referred. The province consists of four city Tabran, Radek, silkworm and Trvghbz and birch Tabran is now known in the 4th century AH is the region's largest city. What remains of the old birch Tabran include City Borough, organ development, Harvnyh dome, the remains of the building of new mosque and tomb of Ferdowsi Tabran garden.



Tous Tabran Ancient Stronghold Fence

Birch huge wall of mud brick wall or fence which is about 6 km around the city and is located 24 km north of Mashhad drawn Tabran located. This part of the city during its boom has 9 gates and 106 towers and is now 4 gate recognizable. Old fort in the past, including buildings and structures of government and the king.
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