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Darvazeh Pelleh Bridge

in Amol city | Mazandaran province
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Darvazeh Pelleh Bridge

Related to Amol city (located in Mazandaran province)
This brick made bridge spans over the Haraz River, in the city center of Amol, connecting the east of the city to the western sector. It is 120 m. in length. The arches rest on rectangular pillars which are at a distance of 6 m. from each other. In a section a break water has been erected. The same was constructed in the 18th century AD. and was brought under repair in the 19th century, by Mirza Shafi Mazandarani, a minister of Naseredin Shah. This bridge has played a role, not only towards the vitality of the city, but also in respect to its spectacular architectural effect. It is a land mark in the history of Mazandaran.
The township of Amol is located to the west of the province. To the north and south of which are the alluvial plains, with a considerably warm and humid climate, and the Alborz mountains respectively. Some historians in the past have associated this ...
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