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1.Golestan Palace
Golestan Palace is a museum complex consisting of about 20 buildings located in Tehran, Iran. Built in the XVI century and constantly rebuilt until the XIX century. The palace is considered an architectural and handicraft masterpiece of the Qajar period in Iran, it combines Persian and Western architectural styles. The palace-museum of Golestan is conditionally divided into 7 parts, which include such buildings: the Anthropological Museum, the Diamond Hall, the photography museum, the portrait gallery, the art gallery, the Shams-ul-Emanekh pavilion and the Marble Throne Room. In the time of the Safavids, four gardens were planted around the palace. In 1877, in the best traditions of European architecture a museum hall was built. June 23, 2013 at the 37th annual session of the UNESCO Committee on World Heritage in Cambodia, the Golestan Palace was listed as a world cultural heritage.
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2.Naqsh-e Jahan Square
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Naqsh-e Jahan Square is a famous and very beautiful square, located in the historical center of Isfahan, in the area called Holbach, Iran. The area around the perimeter is surrounded by buildings - the famous Imam Mosque with the same name (until 1979 - the Shah's Mosque), which was the main mosque of the city, as well as the Sheikh Lutfalla Mosque (which was a private mosque of the Shah and his harem, and therefore does not have a minaret), Ali Gapu Palace And the Isfahan Bazaar. The Imam square is stretched almost 560 meters from north to south, and has a width of ~ 165 meters from west to east. Today's view of the square was formed between 1598-1629, when Isfahan became the capital of the Safavid Empire. The square along with perimeter buildings is included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site.
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3.Eram Garden
Eram Garden - a decorative Persian garden in Shiraz (Iran). The modern look acquired in the XIX century, but the infrastructure was apparently laid in the XVIII century, when this object was described by travelers as the "Garden of the Shah". The Eram Garden is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site under the common name of "Persian Gardens".
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4.Shah Cheragh
Shah Cheragh - a mosque and mausoleum in the south of Iran the city of Shiraz. The Shrine of the Imam Reza brothers - Ahmed and Muhammad. It was built in the 14th century. The Mausoleum of Twin is one of the most famous places of pilgrimage of Shiites in Iran. It is located near the New Mosque. The interior is decorated with pieces of glass that mix with colored plates.
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5.Amir Chakhmaq Complex
Amir Chakhmaq Complex is located in the city of Yazd in Iran. It includes a square on which there are a bazaar, a mosque, two ponds and teki, dating from the period of the Timurid rule and making up a single historical composition. The complex is considered not only the most famous historical monument of Yazd, but also the most popular tourist place of this city. In fact, to the eponymous square, on which the complex is located, the main streets of the city converge.
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6.Ali-Sadr Cave
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Ali-Sadr Cave - also known as Ali-Saadr or Ali-Saardam, which means "cold" - the world's largest water cave, which attracts a huge number of visitors every year. It is located not far from the village of Ali Sadr with the same name, in the Shabredraheng, Shah, 100 km north of the city of Hamadan, in western Iran. The entrance to the cave is located on the slope of the Sari Gia hill, which contains two caves: Sarab and Subash, which are located respectively at 7 and 11 km from the cave Ali Sadr. The cave contains a large number of lakes of different sizes, which are connected by tunnels. The area of ​​individual cave lakes reaches several hundred square meters. The depth of individual sections reaches 17 meters, and the height of the cave vaults is 15 meters from the surface of the water. The water in the cave is clean and transparent. Tourists can travel through the cave only using oars or catamarans. Archaeological excavations and studies led to the discovery of rock paintings and ancient dishes, from which it was concluded that the cave was inhabited 12,000 years ago.
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Dizin is a large ski resort in Iran, founded in 1969 and located in the mountains of Elbrus near Mount Damavand. The resort is officially recognized by the International Ski Federation as a suitable place for cross-country skiing. Height 2700 m. In the warm season, the resort is used as the center of the Grass ski (skiing on the grass). Outside the winter season, the resort is visited because of the opportunities for hiking, mountain biking and tennis. The complex consists of two hotels, a villa area with 19 houses and 5 restaurants. For skiers and snowboarders there are 23 trails - their starting point at an altitude of 2,650 m, and the highest that goes to the elevator is 3,600 m.
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8.Milad Tower
Milad Tower is the tallest building in Iran. The tower is located in the city of Tehran. The height of the tower from the base to the end of the spire of the antenna is 435 meters. The "head" of the tower is a large capsule with 12 floors, the roof of which is located at an altitude of 315 meters. Below is the stairs and elevators.
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9.Naqsh-e Rustam
Naqsh-e Rustam is an archaeological zone, located 6 km north of Parsa in Iran. It is administratively included in the Sharden region of Marvdasht in the province of Fars, near the town of Marvdasht. About three kilometers separate Naksh-Rustam from Naksh and-Rajab. The area is famous for rocky terrains and tombs of kings. The oldest reliefs date back to 1000 BC. E.
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10.Si-o-seh pol
Si-o-seh pol - a bridge in the Iranian city of Isfahan. Together with Paul's bridges about Shahrestan and Paul-e-Hajjah, one of three bridges across the Zaanderud River. The bridge is closed for vehicles. The bridge is a two-story viaduct built of bricks on stone stilts. Length - 290.4 m, width - 13.5 m. According to its name (C about its - thirty-three bridges or thirty-three spans) cities has 33 arches. The bridge is covered with two rows of arcades. Wide steps lead to the covered promenade, stretching for the entire length of the bridge. The bridge was built in the time of the Safavids and is considered one of the most outstanding architectural monuments of this era. The bridge was built in 1602 on the orders of Shah Abbas I the Great.
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