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The arch is quite impressive but strangely it's not illuminated at night which would be beautiful... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2016
Moscow, Russia
Ark Mosque

Ark Mosque old place in middle of the city good place for walking and be alon or be with your friend

Reviewed 22 November 2016
Behshahr, Iran
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“ali shah” (2 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Tabriz, Iran
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Reviewed 23 November 2016

The arch is quite impressive but strangely it's not illuminated at night which would be beautiful to see...

1  Thank Klarina1
Reviewed 22 November 2016

Ark Mosque old place in middle of the city good place for walking and be alon or be with your friend

Thank Feriigh
Reviewed 8 November 2016

This is the ruins of a huge and vast mosque - what remains are 35 m high walls with two doors - a threatening but very touching impression of vanity of power and strength! The surrounding area is a chaotic construction site - but dont...More

2  Thank wolfgang s
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

this place gives me feel of sadness for no obvious reason. its a really big building which has been destroyed in some parts. and it lookes like an old person who had spent their glory time and now is tired and old. its in middle...More

2  Thank mahsa_sdp
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Hugh monolith right in the centre of the city. Currently being restored. Was interesting but I am not sure it deserves a must see title. Currently there is no information at the site except maybe in Farsi to explain its historical significance.

1  Thank travelbugsonthego
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Last remnant of a 14th centuty citadel. The view is seriously damaged by a big car park and an oversized Mosque.

Thank wimAntwerp
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

An old nice architecture which have not got enough attention of Mayer ! It s in shadow of another new huge building now which is for praying ! It sounds they didn't care enough for that ;(

Thank Nassrin70
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

It seems after the revolution the opera house closed to it ( where which the great new mosque and praying area is recently built) , was demolished and it had nearly survived the same destiny .

1  Thank Nooshin F
Reviewed 18 August 2016

ark-e-alishah in the past was city defense walls and towers,but at now due to bad managment converted to ruin but regardless of hands-off managment and some earthquake still is huge & brilliant.

Thank pghadamli
Reviewed 2 August 2016

Arg of Tabriz (Arg Ali Shah) to the south porch remains of the citadel in Tabriz Ali Shah said to. Citadel original building dates back to the eighth century AD, which aims to build the mosque was left partially Ali Shah. Early fields are added...More

Thank mohammadbaghestani
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