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Izad Khast Castle
07-AUG-2006 Ali Majdfar

Izad Khast Castle

Izad Khast town

Canon EOS 20D ,ef-s 17-85
1/2500s f/4.0 at 17.0mm iso200 full exif

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Marzieh 21-Oct-2013 21:31
This is my land. <3
Thank you very much Mr. Ali.
blizzard10-Oct-2013 21:33
wow is ths great filled with history v
Alexander Kazakov18-Feb-2012 11:19
Interesting shot! V
Dan Greenberg27-Jun-2011 06:04
Quite amazing and very well photographed! It does indeed look very old. ~V~
Kaveh 14-May-2011 12:29
kindly Thanks to Behzad for his great description, Damet garm!
I've visited this wonderful area at the April 2011. Unfortunately the government left the place to be destroyed. But lovely People who care about their city & Identity take care of the town...
Don't miss this amazing town when ever you travel to IRAN.
Chris Spracklen12-Jul-2010 22:44
Excellent shot of this imposing structure, Ali.
Roberto G. Librán27-Mar-2010 11:03
Just amazing, your country ancient history!
Lamar Nix29-Jan-2009 18:25
An unusual and impactful sight are these ruins of an ancient castle and surrounding fortified, township. V
m 29-Oct-2008 16:02
hi is very strog and old billding
and thank you for image
January Grey15-Aug-2008 04:58
Amazing history, and an excellent capture, Ali! Great composition, and light! V~
Ali Majdfar13-May-2008 07:53
Thanks to Behzad for his great explanation.
Behzad 13-May-2008 07:16
Izadkhast is a town that is located in North Eastern Fars province and the castle is located just adjacent to the small ancient town. As Pars Province has been the homeland of both Achaemenids and Sassanids, you would normally see more of structures belonging to those historical eras. In this case, the architecture is distinctly Sassanid, the castle is constructed using baked bricks and dates back to 3rd to 6th century AD. No details are provided about this castle at the site, but the size of the castle (about 150m Lx 50m Wx 30-40m H) is breathtakingly magnificent.
Jim Ross08-Apr-2008 20:21
Iwould love to explore here, loos like an amazing place...
Guest 16-Mar-2008 09:29
this is my land !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
that I proud of it
Roland02-Mar-2008 09:35
Fantastic location!
monica memoli17-Nov-2007 11:08
Wow! Great place! v
bahram 20-Aug-2007 08:51
im happy that you are showing us the beautiful place in iran.but its better to have some comments of per picture. (location-city-age...)
1moremile10-Apr-2007 01:32
Wow. What is the age of this structure?
Niek Haak03-Mar-2007 13:17
interesting, looks a bit like the sandcastles that are built on the beach here every year ;-)
Sadaqat Ali Syed13-Feb-2007 17:25
What a place. I would suggest you add few lines of history of the place to make it more interesting. Technically speaking a stunning image.
Terri Steele02-Jan-2007 16:24
Beautiful composition.
simon Bevis18-Nov-2006 12:18
Would love to see this image with a Mono treatment Ali.
A good image though.
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