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Nasir Ol Molk Mosque  

Nasir Ol Molk Mosque

Ancient Relics

April 19th 2016
Shiraz is old and beautiful, with plenty of sandstone structures and historic monuments. About two million people live here. The hotel was situated in the old city, within a maze of sandstone alleyways that kind of reminded me of the old city of Jerusalem. We walked the streets on our own and explored the area before finding a local Iranian restaurant for a late dinner. The room was quaint and com ... read more
Middle East » Iran » South » Persepolis

Iranian Flag Known as Persia until 1935, Iran became an Islamic republic in 1979 after the ruling monarchy was overthrown and the shah was forced into exile. Conservative clerical forces established a theocratic system of government with ultimate political author... ... read more
5th May 2016

Extraordinary photos!
Great images and perspectives! How wonderful to have guides explain the context of what you're seeing and a group you get along with. I had no idea you couldn't use a debit card in Iran--very good to know!

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