Buddhist monastery complex from the 1st century BC in northern Pakistan.
The "Towers of Silence" were used by the Zoroastrians for sky burials.
Alamut Castle served as the headquarters of the assassins for 166 years.
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, 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.
Small town with large fortress
Castle-like palace of the Ottoman emir.
The former capital of the Urartian Empire.
Roman border fortress to prevent the Persians from crossing the Tigris.