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Tchogha Zanbil

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Choghazanbil Ziggurat

Tchogha Zanbil is an area in Khuzestan, Iran. Chogha Zanbil (Persian: چُغازَنبیل) is an ancient Elamite complex in the Khuzestan province of Iran. Tchogha Zanbil is listed in UNESCO World Heritage List.

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There are plans to extend the Train line from Tehran to Ahvaz

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The city stretches out a lot so you might want to use a savari to get to the Arg-é Bam.


  • The main attraction, the ancient citadel of Arg-é Bam, suffered badly in an earthquake in December 2003. Today little is still to be seen and access is extremely restricted; there is only one main access path still open to the public and the castle on top of the hill is out of bounds.
  • The ancient citadel of Tchogha Zanbil probably has a history dating back around 2500 years,






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