The Tarikhane mosque is among the mosques of the early centuries of Islam which had been built like Sasani’s style of architecture.
The complex of Miyandasht consists of three caravanserais. One of them belongs to Safavid times and the other two belong to Qajar period. These two caravansaries have four porticos and are made of brick.
These caravansaries which have been on the way to Khorasan could accommodate about 2000 travelers and pilgrims of Imam Reza shrine.
Miyandasht caravanserai is located in the southeast of Shahrud and has three water reservoirs. Other buildings of this complex are courtier house and telegraph office.
Imamzadeh Jaafar Mausoleum
The brick mausoleum of Imamzadeh Jaafar belongs to the Seljuks era. It has four arcaded walls, eight vaulted arches and a dome. On some tiles and stones slates inside the portico one can see the dates 665, 815, and 816. There is a fretwork wooden box in the mausoleum. There is a cubic grave stone under this box which is decorated by stucco-works in Kufi handwriting. This building has been reconstructed in different historical periods.
The Bayazid complex is 6 kilometers away from Shahroud. The mausoleum of Bayazid-e Bastami lies in the yard of this complex. The buildings are mostly erected in the eighth century AH.
The Arg Portal of Semnan
This building had been the government citadel in Qajar era. It was built in the Naser-al Din Qajar period when Anoshirvan Mirza Ziya-o Dovleh, the son of Mohammad Rahim Mirza the tenth descendant of Abbas Mirza Nayeb-o Saltaneh, was the governor of the Qumes province (1300 to 1305 AH). This portal has two northern and southern facades. The northern one is much more beautiful than the other. The southern facade consists of three doors and a small corridor, a stairway and two porticos. There is a semi circular inscription above the door which is made of blue tiles. It reads: “The King The Son Of The King, The Son Of The King, The Mighty Sultan, Naser-Addin Shah Qajar 1302”. This inscription is decorated with beautiful ornamental figures of flowers and plants.