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Katale-Khor Cave

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A: Katale Khor Cave Zanjan

摄影师Reza Pazhouhesh, 距离此地不超过10 米

Katale Khor Cave Zanjan

B: Soltaniyeh Dome

摄影师Pouya Mohammadi, 距离此全景26.8

The soltaniyeh dome is located in the soltaniyeh small city near Zanjan. It has been constructed duri...

Soltaniyeh Dome

C: Soltaniyeh

摄影师Reza Pazhouhesh, 距离此全景26.8


D: Manjil sefid roud

摄影师omid jafarnezhad, 距离此全景60.8

شهر منجیل و باد و سد سفید رود 

Manjil sefid roud

E: Virtual Tour of Manjil Dam | تور مجازی سد منجیل

摄影师panosazan, 距离此全景61.1

Virtual Tour of Manjil Dam | تور مجازی سد منجیل

Virtual Tour of Manjil Dam | تور مجازی سد منجیل

F: Damash

摄影师Reza Pazhouhesh, 距离此全景71.6


G: Balobin village.Zanjan.Iran

摄影师H Jafari, 距离此全景74.0

Balobin village.Zanjan.Iran

H: Old Home in Bloubin Village Zanjan

摄影师H Jafari, 距离此全景74.4

This is old house.It's made sort of wood.This village will be go under water because of river dam.

Old Home in Bloubin Village Zanjan

I: Otay balobin village Zanjan

摄影师H Jafari, 距离此全景74.6

Otay balobin village Zanjan

J: Balobin village Zanjan Iran

摄影师H Jafari, 距离此全景74.7

Balobin village Zanjan Iran



The Islamic Republic of Iran has been occupied since 4000BCE, making Iran home to the world's oldest continuous civilization.

It is located in central Eurasia on two ancient trade routes. One runs North-South and connects the Caspian Sea to the Persian Gulf, the other one goes East-West between China, India, Europe and Africa.

There's a city called Isfahan at the intersection of these two routes, which at one time was the wealthiest city in the world. Isfahan was twice the capital of the Persian Empire, during the Median and then Safavid Dynasties.

Interesting artifacts from pre-Islamic Persia include the cylinder of Cyrus the Great, which is the world's first written declaration of human rights. The hanging gardens of Babylon (one of the seven wonders of the ancient world) and the Code of Hammurabi (a set of rules which outlast the King) are also on the list.

The Persian Empire was so magnificent that returning Crusaders carried tales of its splendor and helped spark the Renaissance in Europe! Influence of the Zoroastrian teachings of equality also inspired Greek philosophers such as Aristotle and Socrates.

The Persian Empire was conquered by Muslim Arabs around 650CE during the Sassanid Dynasty. Initially the Zoroastrian, Christian and Jewish faiths were tolerated but by 1000CE most Persians had accepted Islam.

In the sixteenth century Shi'a Islam was declared in Isfahan to be the national religion of Persia and the second golden age began. From 1500 to 1720 the Safavid Dynasty built the greatest Iranian empire since before the Islamic conquest of Persia.

Because of its strategic location and oil resources, World War I found Persia in the middle of conflicts between the Ottoman Empire, Russia and the British Empire-via-India. Persia became Iran as of 1935 and was ruled by the Shah, a Persian term for "monarch."

In the Islamic Revolution of 1979 Iran re-established a theocratic government under the Ayatollah Khomeini.

Today the capital of Iran is the city of Tehran, and Iran is known as the world's center of Shi'a Islam.

Text by Steve Smith.