Friday, June 21, 2024

UNESCO-tagged Soltaniyeh Dome, luring landmark of Iran’s Zanjan

The centuries-old Soltaniyeh Dome in the northwestern Iranian province of Zanjan, is an architectural masterpiece of the Ilkhanid dynasty.

The 50-meter tall dome, dubbed as Iran’s Taj Mahal, was constructed in 14th century during the reign of the ruler Il-khan Oljeitu, known as Muhammad Khodabandeh, as an Ilkhanid mausoleum.

Soltaniyeh, which is on the UNESCO world heritage list, is the largest brick dome in the world and is a shining example of the Persian architecture.

Below are some pictures of the dome:

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