Must-Sees

Arg-e Bam (Bam Citadel)

The largest adobe-made citadel in the world, Arg-e Bam has its architectural root mostly in Sassanian era the development of which, to a large extent, was made during post-Islamic Iran.This amazing citadel which till a century ago functioned as the principal residence of the inhabitants of Bam was registered as a World Heritage Site on UNESCO list in 2004, shortly after the massive earthquake of Bam in 2003.

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Shah Nematollah Vali Shrine

Located amidst a garden in Mahan in the southwest of Kerman, the shrine of the 15th century Sufi master and poet, Shah Nematollah Vali, is a multi-courtyard structure developed the most during Qajar dynasty with tileworks, paintings, and other architectural ornamentation, especially mugharnas, i.e. corbel.

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Shazdeh Garden

Meaning prince’s garden, an epitome of Persian gardens, located near Mahan, the garden is a rectangular structure consisting of a two-floored residential place with water fountains operated by the natural steep of land. It is one of nine Persian gardens registered as World Heritage Site under the title of Persian Garden.

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Jabalieh Dome

Supposedly belonging to pre-Islam period, a stone-made dome erected on an octagonal base, Jabalieh is believed to have been a fire place for the Zoroastrian religious practice.

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Ganjali Khan Complex

A 16th and 17th century Safavid collection of different sites, Ganjali Khan Complex is located in the old center of the City of Kerman consisting of a school, a square, a caravanserai, a hammam, a mosque and a bazaar.

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Moshtaq Ali Shah Shrine

A renowned figure in mysticism, poetry, and art of 18th century, Moshtaq Ali Shah is the one who added the fourth string to Iranian traditional music instrument, i.e. Setar.

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Arg-e-Rayen ( Rayen Citadel)

Supposedly a pre-Islamic structure and very likely dating back to 1000 years ago, the adobe citadel in the medieval mud-brick city of Rayen is reminiscent of the quake-stricken Arg-e Bam (a UNESCO-registered World Heritage Site), truly reflecting all architectural elements of a desert citadel.

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