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Rare Iranian crocodile habitat (photos)
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Rare Iranian crocodile habitat (photos)

Bahu Kalat is a village close to the city of Chabahar in Sistan & Baluchistan Province, in southeastern Iran. This village has turned into a tourist attraction for its rare species of crocodiles found in Iran. A protected area in Bahu Kalat called “Gando” is home to these reptiles who go by the same name, aka Persian marsh crocodiles or short-snouted crocodiles. The region takes its name from this crocodile.

Saint Mary’s Church in Shiraz  (photos)
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Saint Mary’s Church in Shiraz (photos)

Saint Mary’s Church in Shiraz is an ancient Armenian church built 355 years ago under the reign of Shah Abbas II Safavid and is still frequented by adherers to the faith in Iran. This old church was constructed in 1662 CE in the old district of “Sang-e Siah” Black Rock in Shiraz. In 1550, there was a small church in its place in the midst of homes belonging to Iranian-Armenians. It is located near Moshir Mosque next to the Armenian bazaar.  

The World’s largest brick dome  (photos)
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The World’s largest brick dome (photos)

A masterpiece of the 13th-century Islamic architecture and the world's tallest brick dome, the Soltanieh building has been registered as a Unesco World Heritage site in 2005 at its committee meeting in Durban, South Africa. It is Iran’s seventh historic monument on its list of national heritage. The octagonal monument in the town of Soltanieh is located in northwestern Iran. Its nearest big city is Zanjan at a distance of 40kms from here.