Gonbad-e Qabus (tower)

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This monument is located in Golestan province, north of Gonbad-e Kavus city, and in 3 kilometers from the remains of the ancient city of Hyrcania in Mian park
About: Gonbad-e Qabus (tower)

Tower of Gonbad-e Kabus is a historical and glorious construction and it is one of the attractions of Gonbad-e Kabus town in Gulistan province and it is located in a vast and beautiful park and attracts the eye of any observer from kilometers long. The Tower of Gonbad-e Kabus is a valuable relic left from the fourth Hijri century and is a remnant of Ziyarid dynasty in this land of Iran. This tower used to be the guide and landmark of travelers who used to pass this land. Tower of Gonbad-e Kabus is the largest brick tower of Iran and is one of the longest towers of the world.
Tower of Gonbad-e Kabus was registered in the 36th UNESCO conference as a world heritage.
 

General Specifications
Name
Gonbad-e Qabus (tower) or Gonbad-e Qavus
Age
Ziyarid dynasty
Restoration
The tower has undergone several repairs during its lifetime and the last time was in 1970
Builder
This tower was constructed under orders from Qabus ibn Wushmagir
Architectural style
Razi style
Special features
World Heritage - Iran's tallest brick tower
UNESCO World Heritage
Suggestions
Best time to visit
Spring and Summer
Access route
Address
This monument is located in Golestan province, north of Gonbad-e Kavus city, and in 3 kilometers from the remains of the ancient city of Hyrcania in Mian park
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