Lut Desert

Iran is home to two well-known deserts: Lut Desert (Dasht-e Lut) and Kavir Desert (Dasht-e Kavir). In Persian, the word ‘lut’ means an area without any water or vegetation. This massive land covers an area of 51,800 km² and is surrounded by mountains, making it one of the driest and hottest lands on Earth. In [...]
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Arg-e Bam

Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, Arg-e Bam (Bam Citadel) is the biggest adobe (clay-based) building in the world and is located in the city of Bam in Kerman. The origins of Arg-e Bam traces back to the Achaemenids Empire (6 - 4 centuries BC), however, it reached its peak from the 7th to [...]
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