Top things to do in Mahan

Top Choice Teahouse in Mahan

Shah Nematollah Sofrekhane

Hidden within the Aramgah complex, this brick-domed teahouse offers spiritual music and a short menu of well-made Iranian favourites, including a minty kashke bademjan (mashed eggplant with whey; IR70,000). Enter be…
Mausoleum in Mahan

Aramgah-e Shah Ne’matollah Vali

The physical and spiritual heart of Mahan is filled by the impressive mausoleum complex of dervish-mystic and poet Shah Ne’matollah Vali, who died in 1431 (aged more than 100!). Built five years after his death by a…
Gardens in Mahan

Bagh-e Shahzde

Arriving at these handsome gardens is like being beamed onto a different planet. One second you’re in the arid semidesert, the next it’s all flowing mountain water and tall green trees. Built in 1873, the garden ris…
Iranian in Mahan

Sofrekhane Shah Zadeh

Within the upper section of the Shahzde gardens, this restaurant offers private courtyard niches and two multidomed dining rooms, one cosier but darker, with lamplit tables. As well as typical kabab meals the menu i…