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Gonbad-e Qabus Tower

Emam Khomeini Shomali, Gonbad-e Kavus 49714, Iran
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Mysterious!

This tower is used to be like a lighthouse on land so people passing trough silk road could use it... read more

Reviewed 18 February 2018
Ali_Kani
,
Tehran, Iran
via mobile
It is magnificent !

I had a visit to the tower and the most exciting thing was to wear Torkman clothes ! I loved it... read more

Reviewed 25 December 2017
Saeid_Nouri_Neshat
,
Tehran Province, Iran
via mobile
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Emam Khomeini Shomali, Gonbad-e Kavus 49714, Iran
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

This tower is used to be like a lighthouse on land so people passing trough silk road could use it to guide them in the area. It had been made about 1000 years ago. It has a special feature which is a spot out side...More

2  Thank Ali_Kani
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Reviewed 25 December 2017 via mobile

I had a visit to the tower and the most exciting thing was to wear Torkman clothes ! I loved it very much.

Thank Saeid_Nouri_Neshat
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

This unique tower which dates back to 10th century is the highest brick tower in the world. This tower is located in the biggest park of Gonbad qabus city. This attraction is one of the Iran UNESCO world heritage sites.

Thank Ali J
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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Its a great place. For solo travelers we are ready to provide some type of accommodation so they can their stay in my precious city

Thank rahimelshan347
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Reviewed 2 April 2016

Looking somewhat like a rocket ship about to take off from its artificial hill, this enigmatic tower is reputed to be the world's tallest structure built exclusively of unglazed, fired brick and Iran's earliest building bearing its own date. Brick panels with a Kufic inscription...More

4  Thank David P
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Reviewed 23 March 2016

this tower was built about 1000 years ago by order of qabus-ebn-voshmgir.its architecture is very wonderful.next to tower is a point in white color,which if you standing there and speaking,reflection your sound,which this savor is very wonderful & exciting.

Thank pghadamli
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Reviewed 6 August 2015

this great building is 1000 years old in about 70 meter tall and 17 meter diameter.it was most famous tall Brick made tower in 11 century next to silk road and it is shrine of one of Iranian kings called ghaboos-ebn-vashmgir.

1  Thank reza j
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Reviewed 20 July 2015 via mobile

A tower in excellent condition, built by a civilisation 1000 years ago, The echoes are fun and we met some fantastic people while taking photographs, Iran and especially this region is fantastic

1  Thank garyje
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Reviewed 22 June 2015 via mobile

It is tallest brick layerd tower in the world called ghabous tower.located in north eastern of iran during dynasty of Ale Ziar or Ziarid Dynasty.

Thank A F
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Reviewed 2 December 2014

i was born here in Gonbad-e Kavus , iran. this city is a wonderful place. it's geographic place is such that if you move about 80 Km to the north , you get to the desert. and if you drive 40 Km to the east...More

10  Thank payman b
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