Chelaqad (or Chelaqi) village is located 20 km South-east
of Meshed, in a short distance from the main Meshed-Sarakhs
road, on the North side. About 2 km from the village
exists an attractive building called "Chelaqad
This building is located on a square pillion and is made
up of stone and brick. It contains 4 doorways on 4 sides,
where the main entrance is made from the end of a terrace
on the West side.
Dimensions of the building are 9.36x9.10 sq. m. On the
surface of the square, which is divided to half, to 8 and
16 and eventually a circle by the angles, a two layers
dome is constructed.
In the top of each doorway is a window, which provided the
light of the building. The external view, with attention
to the arrangement of doorways, is decorative, while
internally the walls are just plastered and have no
decorations or cornices.
Chelaqad Chartaqi is a tomb, constructed on the top of
small burial cellar and is comparable to "Geisour"
construction in Gonabad. Considering architectural style
of the building, it seems that the foundations of the
building were set in the end of Timurid or the beginning
of Safavid era.
The building, in the past, has seem damages in its
foundation and wall shoulders; later, it has been