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Shazdeh Garden

Shazdeh Garden (aka Shahzadeh Garden) is one of the 9 registered Persian Gardens on the UNESCO World Heritage list. The registered Persian Gardens roots date back to the early years of the Achaemenids Empire (6th century BC), and they all share the same design principles, no matter where in the country they are located. The [...]
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Moayedi Ice-house

Controlling water resources has always played an important part in the lives of people who live in the deserts of Iran. Qanāts, water reservoirs (Āb Anbār) and ice houses (Yakhchāl) are some of the finest examples of creative methods used by Iranians throughout history to control, transport and store limited water supplies. Ice houses have […]

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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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Jameh Mosque of Kerman

The Jameh Mosque of Kerman, also known as Mozaffari Jameh Mosque, is a 14th century (Muzaffarids era) structure. The mosque is located close to Ganj Ali Khan Complex, in Kerman Bazaar. It has survived lots of incidents, from canon shots of the 18th century (Qajar era) to the arson attack of the 20th century (Second […]

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Kerman National Library

The National Library of Kerman used to be a spinning and weaving textile factory back in the Qajar era (1929). Founded by some of the wealthy families of Yazd, Kerman and Rafsanjan. The factory went bankrupt due to the special political conditions of the second Pahlavi era. After being restored from many years of abandonment, [...]
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