Dome of Soltaniyeh (Soltaniyeh Cupola), Soltaniyeh

4.3
#41 of 114 in Historic Sites in Iran
Architectural Building Religious Site
An alluring and immense World Heritage Site, Dome of Soltaniyeh (Soltaniyeh Cupola) boasts detailed, geometrically patterned mosaics upon its roofs and walls. The teal dome and the red brick building compliment the color of the sand and the sky, making for exceptionally photo opportunities. A masterpiece of architecture, the 14th-century structure features underground baths and offers breathtaking views from the top of the dome. To visit Dome of Soltaniyeh (Soltaniyeh Cupola) and other attractions in Soltaniyeh, use our Soltaniyeh itinerary planner.
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  • Inscribed on the World Heritage List, the mausoleum of Oljaytu was constructed in the city of Soltaniyeh, the capital of the Ilkhanid dynasty, which was founded by the Mongols.  more »
  • Dome of Soltaniyeh is near the Zanjan in Iran . You can find the third big dome in the world that made by break .  more »
  • I visited this dome several times. Iranian Islamic architecture is waving in it. Soltaniyeh turquoise dome is visible from a distance of 5 km. Other attractions can be found around Soltanieh's beautif...  more »
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  • Needs much more attention. There is huge scaffolding under the dome and the main hall is not imaginable whilst the scaffolding blocks most of the architecture. It is not disabled friendly at all.
  • Great place to visit. The dome looks absolutely fantastic and the interior is just mesmerizing!
  • Soltanieh Dome is considered as the third biggest Brick dome in the world after Florence Cathedral Dome & Hagia Sophia Dome . it has remarkable brick work and plaster carving . It should be noted that Soltanieh Dome area had a beautiful grassland & gardens in 8 AH (Ilkhanate) but today it has altered to another places...
  • Well worth the visit. Would be good if they could continue the restaration work.
  • A Beautiful Historical site for Tourist.

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