It is located in a beautiful garden in the heart of the holy city of Mashhad. Nadir Shah Afshar’s statue riding a horse and holding an axe in hand can be seen on the top of the tomb. There is a museum inside the tomb containing about 130 weapons, helmets and armors.
Nadir Shah Afshar (born. 1688 A.D.) ascended the throne in 1148 A.H./ 1735 A.D., with his capital at Mashhad. He was killed in 1160 A.H./1747 A.D., in Quchan, in the Khorasan province.