The former city of Dehistan/Mashhad-i Misrian, now in the Balkan Region of western Turkmenistan, was a major economic center from the 10th to the 14th centuries CE. The city lay on an important trade route of the states comprising Greater Iran.
The site includes:
- Minaret built by Abu Ziyard
- Mosque of Muhammad Khorezmshah
- Fortified Walls
In the 15th Century the site was abandoned.