Caravanserai of Izad-khast (info on first page)

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The Complex of Izadkhast is located in the Fars Province of Iran, roughly 135 km south of Esfahan. The complex consists of Izadkhast Castle, a caravanserai, and a Safavid-period bridge.

One of the most interesting historic sites of Izad-Khast is its caravanserai which constructed by Shah Abbas The Great one of the most famous kings of Qajar dynasty. It is said to be one of the 999 caravanserai's that was constructed by him all around Iran.

Another interesting ancient site of Izad-Khast is ruins of its castle that belongs to different periods from Sassanian to Oajars. The castle is constructed on the rocks with very high stone walls which protected it against enemies' attacks.

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Comments (151)

Alan F Fogelquist on February 19, 2012

Fantastic view of a beautiful example of Iranian architecture. A definite like.

Arolldo Costa Olivei… on February 21, 2012

Muito, muito bonita!!! Um abraço. Arolldo

Christos Theodorou on February 21, 2012

Very nice capture with a lovely frame - Hello from Greece - Christos

Alien Alienovic on February 25, 2012

LIKE & FAVORIT

Airone on March 1, 2012

Very beautiful composition! Like

di turi domenico on June 3, 2012

Another great photo

Hossein Kia on September 5, 2012

تبریک میگم عکساتون واقعا زیباست دست مریزاد خیلی محبت دارید بهترینها را برای شما آرزومندم

Hossein Kia on September 5, 2012

لایک برای عکس زیباتون

Marjan:) on September 22, 2012

Like 139;)

christian caffin on October 16, 2013

Attractive place and well composed shot! I like it! Best regards, Christian

Erol Barutçugil on March 4

Very good cadre, fine detailed and nicely framed composition. Like. Greetings.Erol

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