Ancient Bam (Arg-e Bam), Bam

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See architecture that withstood hundreds of years of weather and war damage at Ancient Bam (Arg-e Bam), a giant World Heritage-listed citadel that thrived as an important hub on the Silk Route. A major trade center for many centuries, this structure, once the largest adobe building in the world, suffered major destruction during a 2003 earthquake. Partially restored to its old glory, the citadel features almost 70 different towers. Make Ancient Bam (Arg-e Bam) a centerpiece of your Bam vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Bam day trip tool .
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  • You must go and visit the citadel of Bam. It is a piece of history and also very exciting to feel yourself on the set of "Il Deserto dei Tartari". The terrible earthquake of 2003 left only part of the...  more »
  • It is the biggest mud wall Castle in the world I strongly suggest it If you search " discover Kerman" you can find a really good information about it and of course about attractions places in Kerman p...  more »
  • you are going to visit an ancient wonderful urban design there in Bam citadel. Bam citadel (Arg-e-Bam) is a huge and vast ancient town used to be for staying, trades, negotiations, praying, playing sp...  more »
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  • It's a wonderful place. You have to visit this place if you're travelling in Iran. Bam citadel is the biggest brick structure on Earth. I can call it a separate settlement! It's got a mosque, hosseinieh (a place for mourning the death of the third imam, Hossein). It's got houses, bazaar, and its got an awesome citadel. If you climb to the top of the building, you will see the whole Bam, which represents an eastern oasis full of palm trees. The citadel is being recovered...
  • Definitely should visit.
  • one of the biggest adobe in the world, totally was amazing. I visited there before earthquake of Bam
  • so nostalgic
  • amazing citadel

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