Persian architecture has a long and complex history. The Elamite, Achaemenian, Hellenistic, and other pre-Islamic dynasties left striking stone testaments to their greatness, such as Choqa Zanbil and Persepolis both designated as UNESCO World Heritage sites in 1979.
Parau cave (Ghaar-e Parow) is located in the Poraw Mountain (Zagross Mountain Range), to the north of Kermanshah province. The Poraw Cave is the largest calcareous cave in the world and its structure is related to the third period of geology.
A collection of decorated potteries and ceramics along with series of embossed paintings have been put on show at the headquarters of the Cultural Heritage, Handicrafts and Tourism Organization in Tehran.
The Arg of Karim Khan or Karim Khani Citadel is a citadel located in the northeast of Shiraz. It was built as part of a complex during the Zand dynasty and is named after Karim Khan, and served as his living quarters. In shape it resembles a medieval fortress. At times, the citadel was used as a prison. ...
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