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The Local Authority: Gonbad e Ali of an octogonal funerary mausoleum which was built in 1056 AD for a local emir of Kakuyid dynasty. Taken from Aghazadeh-Qajar historical house in Abarkooh-Yazd, April 2017

The Local Authority: Gonbad e Ali of an octogonal funerary mausoleum which was built in 1056 AD for a local emir of Kayukid dynasty. Taken from Aghazadeh-Qajar historical house in Abarkooh-Yazd, April 2017

Qur'an Gate: The gate was founded by Adud Ad Dawla of Buyid empire (10th cent AD). Due to sustaining massive damage, the gate was heavily restored during Zand Dynasty in 18th cent AD. Shiraz, April 2017

Qur'an Gate: The gate was founded by Adud Ad Dawla of Buyid empire (10th cent AD). Due to sustaining massive damage, the gate was heavily restored during Zand Dynasty in 18th cent AD. Shiraz, April 2017

The Twin Tower: The towers of the ruin of Nadzamiyyah Mosque which was built during Ilkhanid or Muzaffarid period ca. 13-14 cent AD. Abarkooh-Yazd, April 2017

The Twin Tower: The towers of the ruin of Nadzamiyyah Mosque which was built during Ilkhanid or Muzaffarid period ca. 13-14 cent AD. Abarkooh-Yazd, April 2017

Standstill: St. Mary's Basilica of Krakow Old Town which was completed in 1347 AD. Krakow, Poland

Standstill: St. Mary's Basilica of Krakow Old Town which was completed in 1347 AD. Krakow, Poland

Remaining of the Empire: The only surviving facade of a Buyid Mosque (10-11 cent AD). The mosque itself called Jurjir mosque which is situated on the back side of Hakim Mosque.  Esfahan, April 2017

Remaining of the Empire: The only surviving facade of a Buyid Mosque (10-11 cent AD). The mosque itself called Jurjir mosque which is situated on the back side of Hakim Mosque. Esfahan, April 2017

The Luxury Bath: A chamber inside the main hall of Arg of Karim Khan (Citadel). This chamber was functioned as a bath spa, in which the room is decorated in red tile arc border within cream wall with depiction of animal and plant as symbol of fertility.  The castle was an official residence of Karim Khan, the ruler of Zand Dynasty and completed in 1767 AD. Shiraz, April 2017

The Luxury Bath: A chamber inside the main hall of Arg of Karim Khan (Citadel). This chamber was functioned as a bath spa, in which the room is decorated in red tile arc border within cream wall with depiction of animal and plant as symbol of fertility. The castle was an official residence of Karim Khan, the ruler of Zand Dynasty and completed in 1767 AD. Shiraz, April 2017

Inside Shah Mosque of Tehran which is overwhelmed by blue tiles with Qur'anic Thuluth inscription and floral as well as foliages. The mosque was built during the reign of Naser al-Din of Qajar period (1810-1825 AD).  Tehran, April 2017.

Inside Shah Mosque of Tehran which is overwhelmed by blue tiles with Qur'anic Thuluth inscription and floral as well as foliages. The mosque was built during the reign of Naser al-Din of Qajar period (1810-1825 AD). Tehran, April 2017.

Frescoes on the ceiling of the Umayyad desert castle (Qasr Amra) depicting the work of the grape harvest. The castle was probably built by Walid II or Yazid III before 744 AD which surprisingly shows extravaganze and sybaritic life in the area during Umayyad period.

Frescoes on the ceiling of the Umayyad desert castle (Qasr Amra) depicting th.

The Magnificent Palace: Wilanowski Royal Palace was built under the order of Jan III Sobieski the great who successfully defeated the  Ottoman under Sultan Mehmed IV during battle of Vienna in 1683 AD. Warsaw

The Magnificent Palace: Wilanowski Royal Palace was built under the order of Jan III Sobieski the great who successfully defeated the Ottoman under Sultan Mehmed IV during battle of Vienna in 1683 AD. Warsaw

The Old Town: Barbican of Warsaw which was completed in 16th cent AD. Warsaw

The Old Town: Barbican of Warsaw which was completed in 16th cent AD. Warsaw

The Dragon Palace: Wawel royal castle (14 cent AD), built by the order of Casimir III the great. Krakow, Poland

The Dragon Palace: Wawel royal castle (14 cent AD), built by the order of Casimir III the great. Krakow, Poland

The Time of the city: Town Hall Tower of Krakow, the construction itself was initiated in 13th cent AD, however the structure was heavily renovated in 17th cent AD. Krakow, Poland

The Time of the city: Town Hall Tower of Krakow, the construction itself was initiated in 13th cent AD, however the structure was heavily renovated in 17th cent AD. Krakow, Poland

The Trace of Early Foundation:  The main hall of Masjeed Jami' Peneleh, establised in 1424 AD by Raden Rakhmatullah (D: 1481 AD) who is known as Sunan Ampel, one of the founders of early Islamic missionary in the Island of Java.

The Trace of Early Foundation: The main hall of Masjeed Jami' Peneleh, establised in 1424 AD by Raden Rakhmatullah (D: 1481 AD) who is known as Sunan Ampel, one of the founders of early Islamic missionary in the Island of Java.

Free of Span: Shahrestan Bridge, The oldest bridge upon Zayandeh river dated back to pre-Islamic period of Sassanian and strengthened several times during Buyid and Seljuk period until 11th cent AD. Esfahan, April 2017

Free of Span: Shahrestan Bridge, The oldest bridge upon Zayandeh river dated back to pre-Islamic period of Sassanian and strengthened several times during Buyid and Seljuk period until 11th cent AD. Esfahan, April 2017

The Impenetrable: An ancient fort of Sassanid period ca 7-8th cent AD (taken from the ancient village of Abyaneh). The inhabitant of Abyaneh still managed to  fully preserve their culture and religion until as late as Safavid or Afsharid rulers which were intensively sending Islamic Missionary in the region. Abyaneh, Natanz, April 2017

The Impenetrable: An ancient fort of Sassanid period ca 7-8th cent AD (taken from the ancient village of Abyaneh). The inhabitant of Abyaneh still managed to fully preserve their culture and religion until as late as Safavid or Afsharid rulers which were intensively sending Islamic Missionary in the region. Abyaneh, Natanz, April 2017

Cool Down: in between Jalali wall and the ancient ice house (Yakhcal) of Kashan. The wall was originally built by Sultana Zubayda Khatun (ca 8th cent AD) who was the spouse of The great Abbasid Caliph, Harun Al Rashid. However the wall was extended and strengthened by the Seljuqi Sultan, Malik shah I in 11th cent AD.   The ancient ice house was used to be a storage of the ice bulks during winter time, in order to be consumed during the rest of the season. Shiraz, April 2017

Cool Down: in between Jalali wall and the ancient ice house (Yakhcal) of Kashan. The wall was originally built by Sultana Zubayda Khatun (ca 8th cent AD) who was the spouse of The great Abbasid Caliph, Harun Al Rashid. However the wall was extended and strengthened by the Seljuqi Sultan, Malik shah I in 11th cent AD. The ancient ice house was used to be a storage of the ice bulks during winter time, in order to be consumed during the rest of the season. Shiraz, April 2017