Radkan Tower, Chenaran

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26 kilometers northwest of Chenaran and 74 kiometers north of Mashhad, Razavi Khorasan, Iran
About: Radkan Tower, Chenaran

Radkan Tower in Khorasan Razavi Province is located 80 kilometers from Mashhad and on the road to Chenaran in the okd Radkan City. Based on historical evidences and studies conducted, Radkan Rod was built by Khajeh Nasir al-Din Tusi, the mathematician, astronomer, and great scientist of Khorasan. The historical Radkan Tower is the only tower with the ability of determining four seasons, leap years and beginning of New Year.
This elegant and historical tower was registered in the list of Iran’s national monuments on 15th of Dey 1310 with registration number 146.

General Specifications
Name
Radkan Tower in Razavi Khorasan
Age
Seventh century Hijri
Builder
Nasir al-Din al-Tusi
Special features
The ancient Radkan tower was the only one of its kind capable of determining the four seasons, the leap years and the beginning of Nowruz.
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Best time to visit
Spring and Fall
Access route
Address
26 kilometers northwest of Chenaran and 74 kiometers north of Mashhad, Razavi Khorasan, Iran
Facilities
Access to vehicles
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