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مناره آجری خرم آباد
Iran

 Brick Minaret is one of the historical sites in Khoram Abad - Iran. This structure have constructed in 11th century and was used for guiding the Karavans which they heading to the historic city, "Shapour Khaast".

 The structure have 99 stairs, 30 meters height and 5.4 meters diameter at the base.

Wikipedia link of this structre would find Here.

Copyright: Aidin baftechi
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Resolution: 7000x3500
Uploaded: 29/01/2013
Updated: 24/03/2013
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