Gonbad-e-Sorkh of Maragheh

Address:
Aghalar bustan, the intersection of Khayyam street, Engelab street, southwest of Maragheh, Maragheh, East Azerbaijan, Iran
Entrance fee(Iranian):
20000
Intrance fee(Foreigners):
80000
About: Gonbad-e-Sorkh of Maragheh

Gonbad-e Sorkh-e Maragheh (direct translation: Red Dome of Maragheh) is one of the most exquisite buildings of Seljuq’s era (1147 AD). It is also one of the most known buildings in the region. This building was built using bricks and tiles, known as Razi style. Gonbad-e Sorkh is one of the first of the Razi style buildings in Islamic Architecture of Iran. This building had two domes one above the other. The outer dome was a pyramid style dome which has collapsed; now only inner dome remains. This building doesn’t have any inscription stating that it was a mausoleum so it is considered a monumental tower.

Maragheh city was known as a city of towers because of its 5 historical towers and buildings.

General Specifications
Name
Gonbad-e-Sorkh of Maragheh
Age
12th century
Builder
The Seljuks
Architectural style
Razi style
Suggestions
Best time to visit
Office hours
Duration of visit
Half an hour
Similar relics and places
The similar domes of Maragheh
Nearest tourist attractions
Round Tower of Maragheh
Access route
Address
Aghalar bustan, the intersection of Khayyam street, Engelab street, southwest of Maragheh, Maragheh, East Azerbaijan, Iran
How to access
Taxi
Facilities
Residence
Restaurant
Buffet
Network coverage
Gonbad-e-Sorkh of Maragheh
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