Abarkuh

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  • Medieval tomb towers of Iran: Gonbad-e Aali 2022-07-23 19:03

    Medieval tomb towers of Iran: Gonbad-e Aali

    TEHRAN – Perched on a small desert hill, Gonbad-e Aali is a mudbrick domed tomb tower located three kilometers to the east of Abarkuh, along a road that leads to Yazd in the central Iranian plateau.

  • Iran preparing to get 4,500-year-old cypress on UNESCO list 2022-07-22 21:13

    Iran preparing to get 4,500-year-old cypress on UNESCO list

    TEHRAN – Iran’s deputy tourism minister on Thursday said they were preparing to apply to UNESCO for listing a 4,500-year-old cypress on the Natural World Heritage list.

  • What it’s like to meet 5000-year-old tree 2022-01-09 17:55

    By Afshin Majlesi

    What it’s like to meet 5000-year-old tree

    TEHRAN – At the age of almost five millennia, Sarv-e Abarkuh is a solid, tall tree still covering itself with glory, reaching 25 meters in height, 11.5 meters in width of its trunk, and 18 meters in circumference.

  • Off-the-beaten-path destinations: Gonbad-e Aali 2021-10-27 22:30

    Off-the-beaten-path destinations: Gonbad-e Aali

    TEHRAN – Built at the summit of a small desert hill, Gonbad-e Aali, which is a mudbrick domed tomb tower, is located three kilometers to the east of Abarkuh, along the road that leads to Yazd in the central Iranian plateau.

  • earthen potteries 2021-03-02 21:35

    Ancient potteries documented in laboratory of Abarkuh museum

    TEHRAN – A collection of earthen objects and clay vessels have recently been restored and documented in the laboratory of the Abarkuh Museum of Anthropology, tourism chief of the central Iranian town said on Tuesday. 

  • Firuzabad fortress 2020-12-14 18:15

    Human factor behind fortress destruction in Abarkuh, expert says

    TEHRAN – A human factor is behind the destruction of the Firuzabad fortress, which was severely hit by devastating floods last week, head of Yazd province’s department for the cultural heritage and tourism has said. 

  • Seb Castle reigns magnificent again 2020-12-02 22:38

    Seb Castle reigns magnificent again

    TEHRAN – Seb Castle reigns magnificent again over an ancient Iranian village it is named after.

  • Restoration of Nezamieh minarets complete by 75 percent 2020-08-15 22:44

    Restoration of Nezamieh minarets complete by 75 percent

    TEHRAN - Restoration of Nezamieh minarets, which are striking specimens of the indigenous Islamic architecture of the time, is complete by 75 percent after less than two months of work.