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Posts tagged with Middle Ages (500-1500 AC)

Tomb of Bibi Jawindi

Tomb of Bibi Jawindi

|   0 |   Pakistan

In the historic town of Uch Saharif are the tombs of Bibi Jawindi, Baha'al-Halim, Ustead and Syed Jalaluddin Bukhari.

Castle Alamut

Castle Alamut

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Alamut Castle served as the headquarters of the assassins for 166 years.

Dome of Soltaniyeh

Dome of Soltaniyeh

|   0 |   Iran

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.

The Kabud Mosque in Tabriz

The Kabud Mosque in Tabriz

|   0 |   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.

Mgvimevi Monastery

Mgvimevi Monastery

|   0 |   Georgia

Monastery near the town Chiatura in Georgia.

The Katskhi pillar

The Katskhi pillar

|   0 |   Georgia

Tiny hermit monastery high up on a limestone rock needle.

Kutaissi

Kutaissi

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Kutaissi is the third largest city in Georgia with about 150,000 inhabitants and is located on the Rioni River.

Kaloubani St. Giorgi chapel

Kaloubani St. Giorgi chapel

|   0 |   Georgia

The Kaloubani St. Giorgi Chapel is located on the top of a mountain 4 km west of Mtskheta.

Khertvisi fortress

Khertvisi fortress

|   0 |   Georgia

According to legend, the fortress was destroyed by Alexander the Great. But it was rebuilt over and over again.

Vardzia

Vardzia

|   0 |   Georgia

Cave town in the south of Georgia

Akhaltsikhe

Akhaltsikhe

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Small town with large fortress

David Gareja Monastery

David Gareja Monastery

|   0 |   Georgia

David Gareja Monastery from the 6th century is the oldest monastery in Georgia. It is situated directly on the border with Azerbaijan.

Dschwari Monastery

Dschwari Monastery

|   0 |   Georgia

The 6th century Dzhvarari Monastery lies high above Mzchata in Georgia.

Zedazeni Monastery

Zedazeni Monastery

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The view from the Georgian Orthodox monastery Sedaseni over Mzcheta to Tbilisi is simply spectacular.

Island Akdamar

Island Akdamar

|   0 |   Turkey

The former capital of the Urartian Empire.

Hasankeyf

Hasankeyf

|   0 |   Turkey

Roman border fortress to prevent the Persians from crossing the Tigris.

Burg Chlemoutsi und zurück nach Athen

Burg Chlemoutsi und zurück nach Athen

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Besichtigung einer Kreuzritterburg und dann geht es zurück nach Athen.

Die Metéora-Klöster