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ADOBE AT ITS BEST.

If you are into old historical areas this is your place. A part is still under renovation but big... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Exithamster
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Nuuk, Greenland
via mobile
Amazing, even if mostly destroyed

You must go and visit the citadel of Bam. It is a piece of history and also very exciting to feel... read more

Reviewed December 31, 2017
Tig68
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Milan, Italy
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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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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are into old historical areas this is your place. A part is still under renovation but big parts are ready for the crowds. We were the only foreigners there - due to the fact that Lonely Planet obviously removed the site from their...More

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Reviewed December 31, 2017 via mobile

You must go and visit the citadel of Bam. It is a piece of history and also very exciting to feel yourself on the set of "Il Deserto dei Tartari". The terrible earthquake of 2003 left only part of the original city and massively damaged...More

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Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

It is the biggest mud wall Castle in the world I strongly suggest it If you search " discover Kerman" you can find a really good information about it and of course about attractions places in Kerman province

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Reviewed December 11, 2017

you are going to visit an ancient wonderful urban design there in Bam citadel. Bam citadel (Arg-e-Bam) is a huge and vast ancient town used to be for staying, trades, negotiations, praying, playing sports, studying, ceremonies, mourning etc. all necessities for a calm life could...More

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Reviewed October 31, 2017

The Arg Bam is one of the most beautiful historical places in Iran, which is proud of Iranians. Unfortunately, the earthquake caused a lot of destruction but this building has preserved magnificence

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Reviewed August 18, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful Arg. Still under construction. We were guided by a local girl and her father. We met her at the english school the evening before.

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Reviewed July 29, 2017

I have seen Arg-e Bam before the earthquake 2003, lots of work still needs to be done. The atmosphere may never be restored but it is still a historic and impressive place (largest adobe building in the world!). The workers are busy and happy to...More

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Reviewed July 23, 2017

Bam is situated in a desert environment on the southern edge of the Iranian high plateau. The origins of Bam can be traced back to the Achaemenid period (6th to 4th centuries BC). Its heyday was from the 7th to 11th centuries, being at the...More

1  Thank Mohammadi75
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Reviewed July 7, 2017 via mobile

Bam citadel was the largest Adobe building in the world,located in bam,acity in the kerman province of southeastern lran. lt is listed by UNESCO as part of the world heritage site"bam and its cultural landscape". There is no exaggeration in recognizing lran with persepolise_pasargad and...More

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Reviewed May 7, 2017

Old Bam used to be very impressive before it got destroyed in an earthquake in 2003. They have been restoring for years, but a big part of the old city and also the citadel self are closed-off for the public. So the entrance fee is...More

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Yes, you pay the entrance at the main gate. I don't remember exaclty the opening time but it's no stop from early morning till the evening. Enjoy your visit! Mara
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