Kharanaq, a shaking adobe minaret in central Iran (PHOTOS)

The adobe minaret dates back to the Sassanid era.

Kharanaqa village 65 km from Ardakan in Yazd Province, is home to the only shaking adobe minaret in the world.

The all-adobe minaret which can be shaken by hand does not feature any tiles. The minaret dates back to the Sassanid era [224-651 AD].

Photos of the minaret posted online btishineh.com:

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