Dovecotes or such turrets are in plenty in the agricultural vicinities of Esfahan. These have been built with the purpose of collecting the excreta of these birds. The turrets are topped with domes with crevices so as to facilitate the access and exit of these birds, and guide them to their nests within this structure. These are distinct examples of Iranian architecture and have been built of brick and gypsum. At present there are over 100 such dovecotes in Esfahan province.
Isfahan or Esfahan is in a north-south position, segregates the townships of the province into two eastern and western portions. To its north is the Markazi (Central) Province and to the south is in the neighborhood of the province of Fars. In its eastern ...
This historical structure is to the southeast of Orumieh and the date 580 AH. can be noted on three inscriptions in the Kufic script placed on the entrance door. There is ...MORE
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