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Tepe Hissar

Tepe Hissar is a prehistoric site located in the village Heydarabad just south of Damghan in Semnan Province in Northeastern Iran. The site was firstly discovered in 1877 by Albert Houtum-Schindler and then investigated in 1931 and 1932 by Erich Schmidt, on behalf of the University of Pennsylvania Museum (Schmidt 1933, 1937). A surface survey ...

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Tarikhaneh Temple

The Tarikhaneh Temple (Persian: پرستشگاه تاریخانه‎), also called the Tarikhaneh Mosque (Persian: مسجد تاریخانه‎), is a Sassanid-era monument located on the southern limit of the present day city of Damghan, Iran. This structure was initially used as a Zoroastrian Fire Temple during the Sassanid period, however, after the fall of the Sassanid Empire it was ...

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Bahmanshir

The Bahmanshir channel (Persian: بهمن‌شیر‎, IPA: [bæhmænˈʃiːɾ]) is a secondary estuary of the Karun River that parallels the Arvand Rud/Shatt al-Arab waterway on the far side of the Abadan Island for 70 miles before emptying into the Persian Gulf.iran travel The Bahamanshir served as the main estuary of the Karun River before the digging of ...

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Minoo Island

Minoo Island is an Iranian island in the Khuzestan province (located in Persian Gulf), in southwestern Iran and is close to the city of Abadan. The city of Minushahr is on the island. The island is comprehended entirely by the Minu District of Khorramshahr County.iran travel

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Palace of Darius in Susa

The Palace of Darius in Susa was a palace complex in Susa, Iran, a capital of the Achaemenid Empire. The construction was conducted parallel to that of Persepolis. Man-power and raw materials from various parts of the empire contributed to its construction. It was once destroyed by fire and was partially restored later. Little has ...

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Shush Castle

Shush Castle (French: Château de Suse) is located in the ruins of the ancient city of Susa (Shush) in the Khuzestan Province of Iran. It was constructed by French archaeologist Jean-Marie Jacques de Morgan in the late 1890s, as a secure base for archaeological exploration and excavation. The Castle is similar to medieval monuments in ...

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Karun-3 Dam

The Karun-3 dam is a hydroelectric dam on the Karun river located in the province of Khuzestan, Iran. It was built to help meet Iran's energy demands as well as to provide seasonal flood control. The Karun river has the highest discharge slits and seasonal flooding in Iran. The Karun-3 power generators are connected to ...

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Dez Dam

The Dez Dam (Persian: سد دز‎), formerly known as Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi Dam (Persian: سد محمدرضا شاه پهلوی) before 1979 Revolution, is an arch dam on the Dez River in the southwestern province of Khuzestan, Iran. It is about 23 km (14 mi) northeast of andimeshk. It was built between 1959 and 1963 under ...

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Chogha Zanbil

Chogha Zanbil (Persian: چغازنبيل‎; Elamite: Dur Untash) is an ancient Elamite complex in Khuzestan province of Iran. It is one of the few existent ziggurats outside Mesopotamia. It lies approximately 30 km (19 mi) south-east of Susa and 80 km (50 mi) north of Ahvaz.iran travel   History and Etymology   The Elamite name of ...

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Mount Khajeh

Mount Khwaja or Mount Khwajeh (locally: Kuh-e Khvājeh) is a flat-topped black basalt hill rising up as an island in the middle of Lake Hamun, in the Iranian province of Sistan and Baluchestan.iran tour The trapezoid-shaped basalt lava outcropping, located 30 km southwest of the town of Zabol, rises to 609 meters above sea level ...

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