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MINARETS IN IRAN (category)

More information about Pamenar
Pamenar
in Tehran City
city: Tehran
Pamenar Minaret located in Oudlajan District, a historic neighborhood in Tehran. This is a minaret of the 13th century AH adjoining a mosque which had undergone a damage on construction ... MORE
Pamenar Minaret located in Oudlajan District, a historic neighborhood in Tehran. This is a minaret of the 13th century AH adjoining a mosque which had undergone a damage on construction of streets around it. This minaret is made of brick which is ornamented by turquoise colored tile-works. Most of ...
More information about Khosrogerd Minaret
Khosrogerd Minaret
in Sabzevar City
city: Sabzevar
This piece of architecture dates back to the 6th century AH. It stands about 38 m. in height and is made of bricks. The brick work is enhanced with tablets of ‘Kufi’ inscriptions ... MORE
This piece of architecture dates back to the 6th century AH. It stands about 38 m. in height and is made of bricks. The brick work is enhanced with tablets of ‘Kufi’ inscriptions which dates back to 505 AH. It is situated10 km. west of Sabzevar City. This historical site has been registered as a ...
city: Khoy
This minarets is located in a garden surrounding the residence of Shams-ol-Moluk-e-Donbali in the northeast of the city of Khoy. There is a diversity concerning the origin of this ... MORE
This minarets is located in a garden surrounding the residence of Shams-ol-Moluk-e-Donbali in the northeast of the city of Khoy. There is a diversity concerning the origin of this minaret. It is believed that a person had been able to hunt rams within one day, the number of the horns on minaret indicates ...
More information about Firooz Abad Minaret
Firooz Abad Minaret
in Kashmar City
city: Kashmar
This minaret is constructed of brick and has ‘Kufi’ inscriptions on it, dating back to the late 7th century AH. Though the construction of this minaret is of plain brick - the ... MORE
This minaret is constructed of brick and has ‘Kufi’ inscriptions on it, dating back to the late 7th century AH. Though the construction of this minaret is of plain brick - the bricks are laid in a zigzag pattern enhancing its beauty. Inside the minaret a remnant of a stair case can be observed and ...
More information about Dovecotes
Dovecotes
in Isfahan City
city: Isfahan
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 ... MORE
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 ...
More information about Ali Mosque Minaret
Ali Mosque Minaret
in Isfahan City
city: Isfahan
This minaret is located in the ancient square of Esfahan near the Ali Mosque, and is a construction of the 6th century AH. The same displays fine brickwork and inscriptions in the ... MORE
This minaret is located in the ancient square of Esfahan near the Ali Mosque, and is a construction of the 6th century AH. The same displays fine brickwork and inscriptions in the 'kufi' script.
More information about Menar Jonban Minaret
Menar Jonban Minaret
in Isfahan City
city: Isfahan
This structure comprises of a mausoleum and two minarets, constructed on the tomb of 'Amoo Abdollah' a reputed personality of the 8th century AH. The tombstone reveals the date 716 ... MORE
This structure comprises of a mausoleum and two minarets, constructed on the tomb of 'Amoo Abdollah' a reputed personality of the 8th century AH. The tombstone reveals the date 716 AH., coinciding with that of the reign of 'Oljaito' Ilkhan the Mongol. It is extremely interesting to note that on shaking ...
More information about Sokoot Minaret (Zoroastrian Graves)
Sokoot Minaret (Zoroastrian Graves)
in Iranshahr (Iran Shahr) City
The remnants of crypts or towers of silence (Sokoot) can be observed in various parts of the province. Till centuries after the Arab conquests, the Zoroastrian preaching and religion ... MORE
The remnants of crypts or towers of silence (Sokoot) can be observed in various parts of the province. Till centuries after the Arab conquests, the Zoroastrian preaching and religion held good in Sistan. Vestiges of these towers (of silence ) or fire-temples of the province are reminders of such periods.
More information about Baq-e-Qooshkhaneh Minaret
Baq-e-Qooshkhaneh Minaret
in Isfahan City
city: Isfahan
This minaret is situated in the Joobareh vicinity and is a vestige of the 8th century AH, and is beautifully worked with tiles. Its name relates to the fact that this structure was ... MORE
This minaret is situated in the Joobareh vicinity and is a vestige of the 8th century AH, and is beautifully worked with tiles. Its name relates to the fact that this structure was near one of the royal gardens, where the falcons of the monarch, Shah Abbas I were housed.
More information about Chehel Dokhtar Minaret
Chehel Dokhtar Minaret
in Isfahan City
city: Isfahan
Another interesting relic of the Saljuqi period is the Chehel Dokhtar Minaret in Esfahan. The same is adorned with brick work and 'kufi' inscriptions. This Minaret was constructed ... MORE
Another interesting relic of the Saljuqi period is the Chehel Dokhtar Minaret in Esfahan. The same is adorned with brick work and 'kufi' inscriptions. This Minaret was constructed in the year 501 AH. by 'Abol Fath Nahuji' during the reign of Soltan Mohammad Ebne Malek Shah Saljuqi.
More information about Goldasteh Minaret
Goldasteh Minaret
in Isfahan City
city: Isfahan
This brick minaret is in the Dardasht neighborhood of Esfahan, and is a vestige of the Saljuqi period. The diameter of the same is 2.22 m. The girth of its central column being 54 ... MORE
This brick minaret is in the Dardasht neighborhood of Esfahan, and is a vestige of the Saljuqi period. The diameter of the same is 2.22 m. The girth of its central column being 54 cm. and its walls to the thickness of 21cm.
More information about Qar Minaret
Qar Minaret
in Isfahan City
city: Isfahan
This round, cylindrically shaped brick minaret has been constructed on an octagonal base and its stone foundation comprises of sand, grit, limestone and ash. The foundation is 4.8 ... MORE
This round, cylindrically shaped brick minaret has been constructed on an octagonal base and its stone foundation comprises of sand, grit, limestone and ash. The foundation is 4.8 m in height, and the girth of the minaret at its base and top are 5.5 m. and 4.7 m. respectively. The thickness of its wall ...
More information about Sareban Minaret
Sareban Minaret
in Isfahan City
city: Isfahan
The same is a remnant of the 6th century AH, and is situated to the north of the 'Joobareh' neighbourhood, which is a part of the Hebrew locality of Esfahan. The architecture of this ... MORE
The same is a remnant of the 6th century AH, and is situated to the north of the 'Joobareh' neighbourhood, which is a part of the Hebrew locality of Esfahan. The architecture of this 54 m tall minaret is of the Saljuqi era, and the same is adorned with brick and tile work.
More information about Zayar Minaret
Zayar Minaret
in Isfahan City
city: Isfahan
The same is located in the Zayar village, east of the city of Esfahan. It is beautifully adorned with brickwork coupled with turquoise glazed tiles lining the fringes and the panels ... MORE
The same is located in the Zayar village, east of the city of Esfahan. It is beautifully adorned with brickwork coupled with turquoise glazed tiles lining the fringes and the panels of the minaret. It is a relic of the Saljuqi era in the 6th century AH. There is a strong possibility that it takes the ...
More information about Other Minarets
Other Minarets
in Isfahan City
city: Isfahan
These are named as, the Rahrovan Minaret, Darolziyafeh Minaret, the minaret and dome of the Sha'ya Mosque, the minaret and domes of the Shah Mosque and the Dardasht and Bakht Aqa Minarets ... MORE
These are named as, the Rahrovan Minaret, Darolziyafeh Minaret, the minaret and dome of the Sha'ya Mosque, the minaret and domes of the Shah Mosque and the Dardasht and Bakht Aqa Minarets in Esfahan.
More information about Baz Dome
Baz Dome
in Natanz City
city: Natanz
This dome is in the southwest of the city of Natanz, and located in the heights of the Karkas Mountains. This dome is octagon in shape, with an approximate diameter of 10.5 m, and ... MORE
This dome is in the southwest of the city of Natanz, and located in the heights of the Karkas Mountains. This dome is octagon in shape, with an approximate diameter of 10.5 m, and to an elevation of 0.8 - 3 m. The dimension of each side is 3.34 m, and the diameter of its base or foundation is 1.80 m. ...
More information about Kasgar Minaret
Kasgar Minaret
in Somiehsara City
Situated in the central part of Somiehsara, this minaret stands as a remembrance of the grand minarets of the Saljuqi era. The same is 29 m. high and conical in shape, and adorned ... MORE
Situated in the central part of Somiehsara, this minaret stands as a remembrance of the grand minarets of the Saljuqi era. The same is 29 m. high and conical in shape, and adorned with brick work. The upper part of which is in ruined state and there is no significant inscription showing its date of ...
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