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Takht-e Soleyman

Takht-e Soleyman (Throne of Solomon) is an archeological site representing a masterpiece of human creative genius. Dating back to Sasanian period (6th and 7th centuries), Takht-e Soleyman lies in the West Azerbaijan Province in Iran. The site used to be a harmonic composition of nature, fire temple and royal palace. An artesian lake and a [...]
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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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What are the UNESCO Sites in Iran?

As of 2018, 23 sites in Iran are listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites. All of these 23 sites are listed in the table below, sorted alphabetically.   Site Location Criteria Armenian Monastic Ensembles of Iran West Azerbaijan Province Cultural Bam and its Cultural Landscape Kerman Province Cultural Bisotun Kermanshah Province Cultural Cultural Landscape of […]

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