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Khorashad The Global Village for Hand-Woven Fabric Tow-Bafi

Khorashad The Global Village for Hand-Woven Fabric Tow-Bafi


Khorashad is a small Village at east of Iran, South-Khorasan Province. Its unique name means “The place of Sunrise”. The people of Khorashad are Persian and local language contains many words from the ancient Sassanid and Pahlavi languages. In 2018, Khorashad was included in WIPO for its Hand-Woven Fabrics called Tow-Bafi. Tow-Bafi is the skill of producing a variety of traditional cotton or silk fabric. Today, the weaving of traditional towels in the village is done with traditional devices and simple tools. The raw materials include silk, cotton, wool and viscose yarn (processed cotton and stick wood). Currently, there are over 300 active members in the women’ cooperative and 206 members in Vazin cooperative of Khorasabad. With a production of at least 1200 square meters per day, this product is the bestselling handicrafts production of the province after carpet and rug.

South Khorasan is considered to be one of the biggest center of producing saffron, barberry, jujube, cotton and pomegranate. It has some historical tourist attractions such as Akbarieh Garden in Birjand, Birjand Castle, Kolah Farangi Citadel in Birjand, Rahim Abad Garden, Baharestan Citadel, Furg Citadel, etc.

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Birjand Akbarieh Garden | Tourist Attractions in Birjand Khorasan Iran | Khorashad Tourist Attraction

Akbarieh Garden

An examples of Persian gardens with 3 characteristics: An stream of water in the center of the garden, a mansion in the middle and high walls around the garden
Khorasan Birjand Castle | Tourist Attractions in Khorasan Birjand Iran | Khorashad Tourist Attraction

Birjand Castle

Birjand Castle is the largest and oldest historical monument in Birjand. It is a very beautiful castle specially at night with amazing view of the city.
Tabas Morteza Ali Hot Spring | Tourist Attractions in Tabas Khorasan Iran | Khorashad Tourist Attraction

Morteza Ali Fountain

Both hot and cold water are flowing in the same stream. put your left foot in the hot water and your right foot in the cold water; a different experience
Tabas Shah Abbasi Dam | Tourist Attractions in Tabas Khorasan Iran | Khorashad Tourist Attraction

Shah Abbasi Dam

A 550-years old dam which is the highest and the thinnest dam in the world. and also the oldest and greatest arched dam in the world
Khorasan Furg Citadel | Tourist Attractions in Khorasan Iran | Khorashad Tourist Attraction

Furg Citadel

an 18th century citadel with a good strategic situation to watch the entire village, farms and roads around, with barn, crew living place and dock warehouse
Khorasan Nehbandan Windmill | Tourist Attractions in Khorasan Iran | Khorashad Tourist Attraction

Nehbandan Windmill

South Khorasan district is where 120-day winds of Sistan blow, so it is suitable for using the energy of wind. The Nahbandan windmill is an example of using wind energy
Khorasan Seh Qaleh Desert | Tourist Attractions in Khorasan Iran | Khorashad Tourist Attraction

Seh Qaleh Desert

one of the most unique deserts due to its construction which looks like beach resorts. The best night sky! A great place for walking on the hot sand dunes
Khorasan Farsan Stone Bridge | Tourist Attractions in Ghaenat Khorasan Iran

Farsan Stone Bridge

A natural bridge which is the shelter of birds. A cave from the Mesolithic age. some broken earthenwares of the Seljuk era and pre-Islamic era

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