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Address: Kerman, Bam, Iran
Description: This citadel town was inhabited from the third century to the late 19th...
This citadel town was inhabited from the third century to the late 19th century. The 2003 Earthquake in Bam destroyed more than 80 percent of the Citadel.
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A magic place

I went there some time ago. All I can say is that the place is magical, breathtaking, absolutely worth going. It is worth a trip or a detour if you are in Iran. You will find as... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

I went there some time ago. All I can say is that the place is magical, breathtaking, absolutely worth going. It is worth a trip or a detour if you are in Iran. You will find as in most Iranian places a warm welcome from all you meet. And do not forget to taste the famous Bam dates, big and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

When you arrived in Arge Bam you can't believe what you see. Glorious big ancient city is breathtaking.altho the major buildings of Arg was destroyed after earthquake but it still a city with different part as Bazar,government building and towers. If you planning to go Arge try to get there at early morning because it's going to go sunny and... More 

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Tehran, Iran
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This is a must see if you are visit IRAN. the largest adobe building in the world, go as early as possible. it can get very hot and very crowded also dont forget to carry a water bottle.A wonder to see and should not be missed.

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Tehran, Iran
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

You will witness a whole city, although deserted for about a century, but still it's lively. Seriously damaged by earthquake, the preservation was ongoing and has revoked the beauty of the town. You would find yourself hours of exploration about ancient Iranian city architecture only if you are of that kind of explorer. Don't loose "The speech yard" with its... More 

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

a Very old and historic site, when you walk through the streets, it is as you are walking with history, you can hear children playing, people passing you and... A must see for history lovers

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

It is the most biggest ........ I had seen the pictures of it before that horroble earthquake but now , when i saw it with my own eyes , that was really a bad natural event that striked Arg. But , it is an amazing ancient city with different parts and buildings and everything

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

A jewel in the heart of desert: Bam's old fortress city has a 200k sq/meters area, with more than 2500 years of live history and stunning views. It has been registered as the largest "kheshti" (raw brick) structure in the world in UNESCO'S map of world heritages. Despite the devastating earthquake in Christmas eve of 2004, and minor reconstruction made... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

This medieval stronghold was partly destroyed during earthquake about 2005. So you can see both - amazing power of ancient city placed on the hill - and the tragedy of destruction. I will remember that view forever.

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Kerman, Iran
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

This is the oldest existing brick and mud building, 2500 years ago! Amazing! You can not imagine how people could live in this place!!

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Osnabrück, Deutschland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

people of all ages, nationalities, religions, genders are working together in this ambitious project, relearning all the old ways of constructing.

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Address: Kerman, Bam, Iran
Location: Middle East  >  Iran  >  Kerman Province  >  Bam

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