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Address: Beheshte Zahra, Tehran, Iran

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Sobering and great insight for anyone who wants to understand Iran.

Behesht-e Zahra is the largest cemetery in the country. It is the resting place for over 1.3 million souls. Over 200,000 of the dead were casualties of the 10 year Iran-Iraq War... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 August 2016
Jeffrey H
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Walnut, California
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Walnut, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

Behesht-e Zahra is the largest cemetery in the country. It is the resting place for over 1.3 million souls. Over 200,000 of the dead were casualties of the 10 year Iran-Iraq War which took over 1 million Iranian lives. The Holy War Memorial sits at the southern end of the cemetery where there is a shrine and several monuments including... More 

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Boliden, Sweden
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 April 2016

Important place to visit. Combine it with a visit to Imam Khomeinin shrine, since it is just across the road. This is the place where the victims of Iran-Iraq war are burried, and also the victims of the mass killings in Saudi Arabia. Be respectful.

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Bandar Abbas, Iran
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2014 via mobile

This photo is the Falak'ol'aflak castel of khorram abad , lorestan , Iran Now this castel is the musiem of caltur

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Amman, Jordan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 July 2012

We walked for around half an hour from the shrine (crossed the metro station, about 15 minutes or so away) and it's worth combining the two if you make the effort to go all the way out there. The graveyard itself is a sad place and it was deserted when we went. Expect to see lots of young boys, pictures... More 

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