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david-anders Soltaniyeh - A travel report by David
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Soltaniyeh,  Iran - flag Iran
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welcome to soltaniyeh dome

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Soltaniyeh Iran (Islamic Republic of) Zanjan province N36 26 07.0 E48 47 48.0 ref: 1188 [Soltaniyeh] Date of Inscription: 2005 Criteria: C (ii)(iii)(iv) Brief Description The mausoleum of Oljaytu was constructed in 1302-12 in the city of Soltaniyeh, the capital of the Ilkhanid dynasty, which was founded by the Mongols. Situated in the province of Zanjan, Soltaniyeh is one of the outstanding examples of the achievements of Persian architecture and a key monument in the development of its Islamic architecture. The octagonal building is crowned with a 50m-tall dome covered in turquoise blue faience and surrounded by eight slender minarets. It is the earliest existing example of the double-shelled dome in Iran. The mausoleum’s interior decoration is also outstanding and scholars such as A.U. Pope have described the building as “anticipating the Taj Mahal.” Justification for Inscription

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Soltaniyeh Iran (Islamic Republic of) Zanjan province N36 26 07.0 E48 47 48.0 ref: 1188 [Soltaniyeh] Date of Inscription: 2005 Criteria: C (ii)(iii)(iv) Brief Description The mausoleum of Oljaytu was constructed in 1302-12 in the city of Soltaniyeh, the capital of the Ilkhanid dynasty, which was founded by the Mongols. Situated in the province of Zanjan, Soltaniyeh is one of the outstanding examples of the achievements of Persian architecture and a key monument in the development of its Islamic architecture. The octagonal building is crowned with a 50m-tall dome covered in turquoise blue faience and surrounded by eight slender minarets. It is the earliest existing example of the double-shelled dome in Iran. The mausoleum’s interior decoration is also outstanding and scholars such as A.U. Pope have described the building as “anticipating the Taj Mahal.” Justification for Inscription Criterion (ii): The Mausoleum of Oljaytu forms an essential link in the development of the Islamic

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Published on Tuesday August 15th, 2006


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Tue, Jul 05 2011 - 07:35 AM rating by farnaz

good report and its better that you correct that "dfssdfsdfsdfsdfsdf" top above your report.thank you.

Fri, Aug 25 2006 - 11:06 PM rating by mrscanada

Fabulous!

Lyla

Fri, Aug 18 2006 - 09:30 AM rating by frenchfrog

As Rudi, mentionned it was copy and pasted from the UNESCO site, reports should written in your own words, copy and pasted one phrase might be acceptable mut not all paragraphs, or at least you should provide a quote

Tue, Aug 15 2006 - 12:10 PM rating by rangutan

Text is copied from http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/1188 and repeated 6 times? I hope the report will be fixed, sounds like an interesting place.

Tue, Aug 15 2006 - 09:44 AM rating by leillli

dear friend,i think for the first time it was not bad ,but you should add some more imformation,its not enough,maybe if you add some more picture and expressions about the location,make it more interesting and imformative:)goodluck

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