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Takht-e Soleymān

Takht-e Soleymān (Persian: تخت سلیمان‎), also known as Azar Goshnasp (Persian: آتشکده آذرگشنسپ‎),[1] literally "the Fire of the Warriors", is an archaeological site in West Azarbaijan, Iran. It lies midway between Urmia and Hamadan, very near the present-day town of Takab, and 400 km (250 mi) west of Tehran.[iran tour] The fortified site, which is ...

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Shazdeh Garden

Shazdeh Mahan Garden (Persian: باغ شازده ماهان‎ Bāgh-e Shāzdeh Mahan) meaning Prince Mahan’s Garden is a historical Persian garden located near (6 km away from) Mahan in Kerman province, Iran. The garden is 5.5 hectares[iran travel] with a rectangular shape and a wall around it. It consists of an entrance structure and gate at the ...

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Arg of Karim Khan

The Karim Khan Castle (Persian: ارگ کریم خان‎ Arg-e Karim Khan) is a citadel located in the downtown Shiraz, southern Iran. It was built as part of a complex during the Zand dynasty and is named after Karim Khan, and served as his living quarters. In shape it resembles a medieval fortress.[iran tour] At times, ...

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Qavam House

Qavam House (also widely called "Narenjestan e Ghavam") is a traditional and historical house in Shiraz, Iran. It is at walking distance from the Khan Madrassa. It was built between 1879 and 1886[iran tour] by Mirza Ibrahim Khan. The Qavam family were merchants originally from Qazvin. But they soon became active in the government during ...

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Mount Damavand

Mount Damavand (Persian: دماوند‎ [dæmɒːvænd] (About this soundlisten)), a potentially active volcano, is a stratovolcano which is the highest peak in Iran and the highest volcano in Asia; the Kunlun Volcanic Group in Tibet is higher than Damāvand, but are not considered to be volcanic mountains.[iran tour] Damāvand has a special place in Persian mythology ...

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Maroon Bells

The Maroon Bells are two peaks in the Elk Mountains, Maroon Peak and North Maroon Peak, separated by about a third of a mile. The mountains are on the border between Pitkin County and Gunnison County, Colorado, United States, about 12 miles southwest of Aspen. Both peaks are fourteeners. Maroon Peak, at 14,163 feet (4317.0 ...

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Pearl Palace

Shams Palace (Persian: کاخ شمس (کاخ مروارید کنونی)‎; Romanized as kakh-e Shams/ Kāx-e Šams , also known as kakh-e Morvarid/ Kāx-e Morvārid ) is a large estate designed by Taliesin Associated Architects on instructions from princess Shams Pahlavi, elder sister of Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, the last Shah of Iran.[iran tour] It was built in the ...

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Besh Qardash

Besh Qardash (or Besh Ghardash) (Persian: بش قارداش) is a monument and mineral spring in Bojnord, North Khorasan Province, Iran. The place is an entertainment and historical tourism attraction and labeled as a national heritage by the Iran Cultural Heritage, Handcrafts and Tourism Organization.[iran travel]   History   The term "Besh Qardash" means "Five Brothers" ...

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