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PASSARGAD | PERSEPOLIS | NAQSH-e RUSTAM | SHUSHTAR, Ancient Hydro Engineering Exhibition | SUSA ( SHUSH ) | Temple of Khorheh | Taq ( Tagh ) -e- Bostan | DEZFUL | Ganjnameh | CHOQA ZANBIL | Anahita Temple | Ardashir Palace | Takht -e- Soleyman ( The Throne of Solomon ) | Atashkooh Fire Temple | Ancient City of Goor | Ghaleh Dokhtar ( Firooz Abad ) | Niasar Chahar Taghi (Four Arches) | Hegmataneh ( Ecbatana ) | Bistun (Behistun) | Ancient City of Bishapur ( Bishabur ) | Niasar Cave ( Mitra Temple ) | Persian Woman in the Course of History | Ancient Rock Art ( Petroglyphs ) | Bazeh Khur ( Bazeh Hur) Fire Temple | Tang -e- Chogan ( Polo Valley ) | Ancient Sialk Hills | Dash Kasan Temple (Dragon Temple) | TAKHT -E- ROSTAM FIRE TEMPLE | Deyr Gachin Caravansary | Rashkan Fort | Ancient Gavmishan Bridge | Posht Ghale Fortress | Tappeh Mill Fire Temple | Ancient City of Seymareh (Madakto) | Persian Heritage in the USA

CHOQA ZANBIL

PERSIA the ANCIENT IRAN


Choqa (or Chogha) Zanbil ( ) is an ancient Elamite complex in the Khuzestan province of Iran. It is one of the few extant ziggurats outside of Mesopotamia. It was built about 1250 BCE by the king Untash-Napirisha, mainly to honour the great God Inshushinak .The ziggurat is considered to be the best preserved example in the world. In 1979, Choqa Zanbil became the first Iranian site to be inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
Choghazanbil
Choghazanbil
Choghazanbil
Choghazanbil
Choghazanbil
Choghazanbil
Gate's Stone Lock
Gate's Stone Lock
Ancient Water Treatment Facility
Ancient Water Treatment Facility
Enameled Brick
Enameled Brick
Choghazanbil
Choghazanbil
Ancient Foot Print
Ancient Foot Print
Choghazanbil
Choghazanbil
3000 years old stone barrel
3000 years old stone barrel
Choghazanbil
Choghazanbil
 Underground Tombs Entrance
Underground Tombs Entrance
Underground Tombs
Underground Tombs
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Choghazanbil
Choghazanbil
Choghazanbil
Choghazanbil
Choghazanbil
Ancient Stairs
Ancient Stairs
Choghzanbil
Choghzanbil
Choghazanbil
Choghazanbil
Choghazanbil
Choghazanbil
Choghazanbil
Choghazanbil
Choghazanbil
Choghazanbil
Choghazanbil
Choghazanbil
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