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Takht-i-Bahi

Takht-i-Bahi

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Buddhist monastery complex from the 1st century BC in northern Pakistan.

The Towers of Silence in Yazd

The Towers of Silence in Yazd

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The "Towers of Silence" were used by the Zoroastrians for sky burials.

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

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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

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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

The Historical Bazaar of Tabriz

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The Historical Bazaar of Tabriz is one of the oldest in the Middle East and the largest covered bazaar in the world.

Akhaltsikhe

Akhaltsikhe

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Small town with large fortress

Ishak-Pascha-Palace

Ishak-Pascha-Palace

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Castle-like palace of the Ottoman emir.

Island Akdamar

Island Akdamar

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The former capital of the Urartian Empire.

Hasankeyf

Hasankeyf

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

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