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Falak-ol-Aflak Castle

Falak-ol-Aflak Castle (in Persian: دژ شاپورخواست‎ Dež-e Shāpūr-Khwāst, in ancient times known as Dežbār as well as Shāpūr-Khwāst) is a castle situated on the top of a large hill with the same name within the city of Khorramabad, the regional capital of Lorestan province, Iran. This gigantic structure was built during the Sassanid era (224–651).[citation ...

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Abidar

Abidar (Persian: آبیدر‎) (Kurdish: ئاویه‌ر‎) is a mountain to the West of Sanandaj, Kurdistan Province, Iran. With an elevation of 2550 metres, Mount Abidar is made of Upper Cretaceous rocks and is located in the Sanandaj-Sirjan geological and structural zone.[iran tour] This mountain is the place where the residents of Sanandaj go hiking and has ...

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Al-Nabi Mosque, Qazvin

The al-Nabi Mosque (Persian: مسجد النبی قزوین‎ – Masjed al-Nabi, also known as: Persian: مسجد سلطانى‎ – Masjed-e Soltani) is a famous mosque in Qazvīn. The mosque has an area of about 14,000 m², and bears inscriptions indicating that Fath Ali Shah of the Qajar dynasty was the founder of the mosque. Other sources however ...

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Aminiha Hosseiniyeh

Aminiha Hosseiniyeh is a historic hosseiniyeh in the Akhund (Molavi) neighbourhood of Qazvin, Iran. Built in 1858, it comprises 16 interconnected structures, constructed by a merchant called, Haj Mohammad Reza Amini. The public mourning area or Hosseinieh consists of three parallel halls running in an east to west direction with wooden sash windows that are ...

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Jameh Mosque of Qazvin

Jame Mosque of Qazvin (Persian: مسجد جامع عتيق قزوین‎ – Masjid-e-Jameh Atiq Qazvin) is one of the oldest mosques in Iran, and is the grand, congregational mosque (Jameh Mosque) of Qazvin, in Qazvin Province, Iran   Specifications   The oldest part of the mosque is said to have been constructed by the orders of Harun ...

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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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