Astan e Quds Museum

Describes the museum and its varied galleries illustrating the history and heritage of the city.


The administrative organization which manages the Imam Reza shrine; describes the shrine, their role and activities, with news and events.

Imam Reza Network

Non-profit organization that aims to spread the ideals and sublime teachings Islam with emphasis on the holy life and works of Hazrat Imam Abul Hasan Ali ibn Musa ar-Reza. Includes the life and times of Imam Reza, information about the holy city of Mashad, Islamic resources, and useful links.


A guide to the city, its religious significance to Shia Muslims, its heritage, and its famous tradition of carpet making.


The Iran Chamber Society's guide to the history of the capital of Khorasan province, the holiest city in Iran and a sacred place for pilgrims.

Mashhad, Iran

A brief photo guide to the Shrine of Imam Reza, and other holy places in the area.

The Mashhad Collection

A gallery of photos of sacred sites in the city, mainly around the Shrine of Imam Ridha.