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Gonbad-e Qabus

In Golestan province, near the ancient Ziyarid capital, Jorjan (Gorgan), the 53-meter high Gonbad-e Qabus tower can be seen. Jorjan was the center of art and science that the Mongols destroyed during their invasion in the 14th and 15th centuries. People of Jorjan built the highest brick tower in 1006 AD. They built this remarkable tower of unglazed fired bricks [...]
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