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Dome of Soltaniyeh (Soltaniyeh Cupola)

Gonbad Street, Soltaniyeh, Iran
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Amazing dome!

The mausoleum's dome, or gonbad, is over 150 feet high and is the highlight of the complex... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
bobca1947
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Intriguing

As we were driving towards this building it certainly stood out on the landscape. Quite dramatic... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
Randall K
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Canberra, Australia
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Gonbad Street, Soltaniyeh, Iran
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The mausoleum's dome, or gonbad, is over 150 feet high and is the highlight of the complex. Covered in turquoise, the dome is a fine example of early Islamic architecture.

Thank bobca1947
Reviewed 6 November 2017

As we were driving towards this building it certainly stood out on the landscape. Quite dramatic architecture from the outside. Once inside it was impressive, with beautiful tilework and design. Restorations are still underway inside, so be prepared for scaffolding, etc. We climbed the stairs...More

Thank Randall K
Reviewed 25 October 2017

Constructed 700 years ago with beautiful interior decoration. You can see people's wisdom to have built such a tall dome with all natural materials, worth a visit! 30Kms away there's the main city called Zanjan where you can find a traditional bazar and nice Iranian...More

Thank VivaLaVida086
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Soltanieh Dome is considered as the third biggest Brick dome in the world after Florence Cathedral Dome & Hagia Sophia Dome

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Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

Although it's under restoration, Soltaniye Dome is amazing, from out- and inside. One should consider the age of the building before deciding it was amazing or not.

Thank Ehsan D
Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

Dome of Soltaniyeh is near the Zanjan in Iran . You can find the third big dome in the world that made by break .

Thank TravelerfromIran
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

I visited this dome several times. Iranian Islamic architecture is waving in it. Soltaniyeh turquoise dome is visible from a distance of 5 km. Other attractions can be found around Soltanieh's beautiful dome

Thank bigdeli
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

You cannot find any other dome in Iran which has the spirituality Soltanieh has in its ambiance. I experienced a truly lovely moments there between the beauty of coloreful seramics, fabulous brick arts and amazing architecture.

Thank Ramak M
Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

A great architectural building made of mud with about 700 years old! The patterns on the walls and vaults are awesome. The building is under reconstruction but fortunately you are allowed to go inside.

Thank Mahsa J
Reviewed 17 April 2017 via mobile

From outside the brick dome is impressive but inside it is still under renovation.The interior is full of scaffolds and there is nothing to see inside because of this. You can also see it on the pictures here in TripAdvisor. All in all it's not...More

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