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700 year old home in Iran

700 year old Iranian Home. Allegedly, these homes in Iran, carved out of solid rock, were built on the order of 700 years ago and are still inhabited by people who have given them modern touches (you know, the little things like and electricity)

Kandovan (also spelled Candovan[citation needed]) is a tourist village in the province of East Azarbaijan, near Osku and Tabriz, Iran. Its fame is due to its troglodyte dwellings.[1] Some of the houses are at least 700 years old and are still inhabited. Kandovan is also known for its scenic beauty. A popular resort, it offers hotels and restaurants to serve tourists. Its mineral water is also popular with visitors and is believed to be a cure for kidney disease.

Kandovan (also spelled Candovan[citation needed]) is a tourist village in the province of East Azarbaijan, near Osku and Tabriz, Iran. Its fame is due to its troglodyte dwellings. Some of the houses are at least 700 years old and are still inhabited.

fin garden, kashan, iran | islamic art + architecture

Fin Garden, Kashan, Iran Kashan is an oasis city coined between the Dasht-e Kavir (Desert of Salt Marsh) on its eastern side and the Zagros mountains on its western side. The city and its surroundings boast a broad variety of interesting sites,.

7 century old stone/cave houses in Iran

Troglodyte village in IRAN 700 years old - In the north west of Iran at the foot of Mount Sahand in Kandovan, The villagers live in cave homes carved out from the volcanic rock. The age of some houses is more than 700 years.

Mosque in Isfahan- very similar architecture and color scheme to the Christian cathedral in the same city, but of course no living thing is represented in the mosaics.

The rich history of mosque wall art designs

Iran - Land of Dreams: The Stunning architecture of "Sheikh Lutfollah Mosque" - Isfahan, Iran. It was built in 1615 by the orders of Shah Abbas I of the Safavid dynasty.

Chaharmohal Va Bakhtiari, Iran                                                                                                                                                                                 Mais

What an image! Photo intitulée "The wedding night" de Mohammadreza Momeni - Sar Agha Seyed Village, Zagros Mountains Iran - April 2013

Saint Petersburg Mosque. 1913. St. Petersburg, Russia. Nikolai Vasilyevich Vasilyev.

Saint Petersburg Mosque, Russia - Quote:"The walls were made with grey granite and the dome and both minarets (tower) are covered with mosaic ceramics of sky-light-blue colour. Skilled craftsmen from Central Asia took part working on the mosque.

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Kashan - Iran The roof of the majestic Timche-ye in Kashan, mud with straw to bind it, probably freshly applied every year, creating these rich and fluid shapes. Some of the openings in the dome visible here.

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