Die Burg Alamut diente 166 Jahre lang als Hauptsitz der Assassinen.
Qazvin war von 1548-1598 Hauptstadt des Safawiden-Reiches
The round dome of the Soltaniyeh Mausoleum is one of the largest in the world, at 35.1 metres high. The mausoleum is considered a model for the Taj Mahal in India and has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2005.
Sanctuary of the Sassanids and pilgrimage site of the Persian kings. Today UNESCO World Heritage Site.
At the steep mountain on a dust road I could not prevent to drop my bike.
Zendan-e Soleiman is an ca. 110 m high, dried out sinter cone with a 100 m deep and 70 m wide crater in northern Iran.
Kandovan is the little Cappadocia of Iran.
The Kabud Mosque in Tabriz, Iran was built in 1465 as a mausoleum for Jahan Shah, the leader of the Turkmen tribal federation of the Qara Qoyunlu.
The Historical Bazaar of Tabriz is one of the oldest in the Middle East and the largest covered bazaar in the world.