A sign above the ticket office shows the location of the final resting place of Omar Khayyam

A sign above the ticket office shows the location of the final resting place of Omar Khayyam

This is the price for the ticket, locals pay 1500 tomans (15,000 Rials) while foreigners pay 100,000 Iranian Rials (around 3)

This is the price for the ticket, locals pay 1500 tomans (15,000 Rials) while foreigners pay 100,000 Iranian Rials (around 3)

A statue of Omar Khayyam was beside the walkway to his tomb - Omar Khayyam's full name was Ghiyas Uddin Abu Fateh Ibn Ibrahim al-Khayyam Nishapuri

A statue of Omar Khayyam was beside the walkway to his tomb - Omar Khayyam's full name was Ghiyas Uddin Abu Fateh Ibn Ibrahim al-Khayyam Nishapuri

Omar Khayyam was born on 18 May 1048 - he was born in a family of tent makers (al-Khayyam, hence his name suggests)

Omar Khayyam was born on 18 May 1048 - he was born in a family of tent makers (al-Khayyam, hence his name suggests)

A plaque at the bottom of the bust of Omar Khayyam - he received his intial education in Samarkand (Uzbekistan)

A plaque at the bottom of the bust of Omar Khayyam - he received his intial education in Samarkand (Uzbekistan)

Tomb of Omar Khayyam seen at the end of the walkway through a green garden

Tomb of Omar Khayyam seen at the end of the walkway through a green garden

Omar Khayyam was a Persian polymath, mathematician, philosopher, astronomer, physician, and a celebrated poet

Omar Khayyam was a Persian polymath, mathematician, philosopher, astronomer, physician, and a celebrated poet

He was acknowledged as the author of the most important treatise on algebra before modern times

He was acknowledged as the author of the most important treatise on algebra before modern times

Omar Khayyam has written about a thousand four-line verses or quatrains

Omar Khayyam has written about a thousand four-line verses or quatrains

He was invited to come to Isfahan where he produced a new calendar called, Jalali calendar - it was adopted in 1075 by Malik-Shah (then, a ruler of Iran)

He was invited to come to Isfahan where he produced a new calendar called, Jalali calendar - it was adopted in 1075 by Malik-Shah (then, a ruler of Iran)

Ceiling of the tomb of Omar Khayyam - his current tomb was completed in 1963

Ceiling of the tomb of Omar Khayyam - his current tomb was completed in 1963

In Europe, Omar is famous for his robaiyat and his work is translated in many languages

In Europe, Omar is famous for his robaiyat and his work is translated in many languages

Grave of Omar al-Khayyam Nishapuri - He passed away on December 4, 1131 in Nishapur

Grave of Omar al-Khayyam Nishapuri - He passed away on December 4, 1131 in Nishapur

Persian inscriptions on the grave of Omar Khayyam

Persian inscriptions on the grave of Omar Khayyam

Lower part of the structure built over the grave of Omar Khayyam

Lower part of the structure built over the grave of Omar Khayyam

He developed a method for accurate determination of the specific gravity - he wrote two books in metaphysics, 'Risala Dar Wujud' and 'Norooz Namah'

He developed a method for accurate determination of the specific gravity - he wrote two books in metaphysics, 'Risala Dar Wujud' and 'Norooz Namah'

The books which have survived from Omar's writings are, four books on mathematics, one on algebra, one on geometry, three on physics, and three books on metaphysics

The books which have survived from Omar's writings are, four books on mathematics, one on algebra, one on geometry, three on physics, and three books on metaphysics

Tent like structures beside the tomb of al-Khayyam - this refers to his family's profession of tent making

Tent like structures beside the tomb of al-Khayyam - this refers to his family's profession of tent making

These small channels are created in front of the tents where water circulates

These small channels are created in front of the tents where water circulates

Area beside the tomb of Omar Khayyam

Area beside the tomb of Omar Khayyam

In the background, the shrine of Imamzadeh Mahruq can be seen

In the background, the shrine of Imamzadeh Mahruq can be seen

Another view of the shrine of Imamzadeh Mahruq, seen from the Omar Khayyam's grave

Another view of the shrine of Imamzadeh Mahruq, seen from the Omar Khayyam's grave