NEYSHABUR QUICK OVERVIEW
Tomb of Omar Khayyam, Neishapur
The quatrains of the 12th-century astronomer-poet Omar Khayyam are perhaps Khorasan’s most famous export around the globe. Popularized by Edward Fitzgerald’s 19th-century translation, Khayyam is beloved for his pithy musings on life, death, and love. The present-day mausoleum is another unique modernist structure, built in 1963. Located in Neishapur, just over an hour outside of Mashhad, the town also houses the tomb of Attar, a Persian Sufi poet, for those wanting to tick off every box on the poetry tour.
NEYSHABUR TOP ATTRACTIONS
Tomb of OMAR KHAYYAM, Tomb of ATTAR, Tomb of KAMAL-OL-MOLK SHADIYAKH, SHAH ABBASI Caravanserai, Wooden Mosque, JAMEH Mosque, BOUZHAN Valley, Bazar Of FIROOZEH (turquoise)