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Qazvin has been a hotbed of historical developments in Iranian history. In the early years of the Islamic era Qazvin served as a base for the Arab forces. Destroyed by Genghis Khan (13th century), the Safavid monarchs made Qazvin the capital of the Safavid empire in 1548 only to have it moved to Isfahan in 1598. During the Qajar Dynasty and contemporary period, Qazvin has always been one of the most important governmental centers due to its proximity to Tehran.Rah Koushk Gate Old City Gates and TEHRAN GATE Due to 20th century hasty urban expansion, unfortunately only the last two gates remain standing.

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  • Copyright: Mehrdad Tadjdini (mehrdad-t) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 51 W: 130 N: 1019] (4812)
  • Genre: Luoghi
  • Medium: Colore
  • Date Taken: 2008-06-04
  • Categories: Architettura
  • Esposizione: f/4.3, 1/400 secondi
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  • Versione Foto: Versione Originale
  • Date Submitted: 2010-02-22 6:33
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