These are some photos taken during a car trip around Mashhad. In Shardiz there is a good restaurant with platforms with Persian carpets, serving excellent kebab food. Photos 05-15 are about a shrine in the city of Golestan, probably dedicated to a holy personality of the Shia community. The walls of the main prayer hall are lavishly decorated with cut mirrors. The Haruniyeh mausoleum lies in Tus not far from the tomb of Ferdowsi. It is a brick structure consisting of a square double-domed chamber accessible through a vaulted iwan facing south.

01 Open air restaurant in Shardiz 02 Open air restaurant in Shardiz 03 Open air restaurant in Shardiz 04 Open air restaurant in Shardiz 05 Prayer hall in Golestan shrine 06 Golestan shrine
07 Prayer hall in Golestan shrine 08 Persian carpet in Golestan shrine 09 Prayer hall in Golestan shrine 10 Flower vase - Golestan shrine 11 Golestan shrine decoration
12 Golestan shrine 13 Golestan shrine 14 Golden board - Golestan shrine 15 Persian carpet - Golestan shrine 16 Gate of Haruniyeh mausoleum 17 Haruniyeh mausoleum
18 Haruniyeh mausoleum
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