Torbat-e-Heydarieh County


Torbat-e-Heydarieh County

Torbat-e-Heydarieh County ( _fa. شهرستان تربت حیدریه) is a county in Razavi Khorasan Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Torbat-e Heydarieh.

Torbat - Heydarieh city is 1005 km. far from Tehran and is located in a mountainous region on the skirt of mountain having different weathers in different areas. In the past, this city was called "Zaveh", According to a narrative in 13th century AD., Sheikh Haydar -famous Gnostic- was living there. The change of its name from "Zaveh" to Torbat-Haydarieh is related to the life and tomb of this great Gnostic. The existing cultural heritage belong to Sasanian time and 13th century AD. and are as follows:Bazeh Hovar and Robat Sefid fire - temple, Ghotb-e-dinn Haydar, Sheik Haydar, SheikAbolghasema nd Shoh Senjan tombs.

References

* اطلس گیتاشناسی استان‌های ایران [Atlas Gitashenasi Ostanhai Iran] (" [http://www.gitashenasi.com/En/Product/Index.cfm?I=9 Gitashenasi Province Atlas of Iran] ")

[http://www.irantour.org/Iran/city/Torbat%20Heydarieh.html]


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