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Minaret and Archaeological Remains of Jam, Shahrak, Afghanistan. The tower is 65 meters tall which was constructed in the 12th century.

~The Minaret of Jam is a UNESCO WHS in western Afghanistan. It is located in the Shahrak District, Ghor Province, by the Hari River. The high minaret, surrounded by mountains that reach up to was built in the entirely of baked-bricks~

Dawn breaks over the Tash Rabat Caravanserai, an ancient Silk Road stopover, high in the Tian Shan, back in Kyrgyzstan

Dawn breaks over the Tash Rabat Caravanserai, an ancient silk road stopover, high in the Tian Shan, Kyrgyzstan

Merv is the oldest and best-preserved of the oasis-cities along the Silk Route in Central Asia. The remains in this vast oasis span 4,000 years of human history. A number of monuments are still visible, particularly from the last two millennia.

Merv is the oldest and best-preserved of the oasis-cities along the Silk Route in Central Asia. The remains in this vast oasis span years of human history. A number of monuments are still visible, particularly from the last two millennia.

The Bazaar of Tabriz (Persian بازار تبریز, Bāzār-e Tabriz) is one of the oldest bazaars of the Middle East and the largest covered bazar in the world. It was inscribed as World Heritage Site by UNESCO in July 2010

The Bazaar of Tabriz (Persian بازار تبریز, Bāzār-e Tabriz) is one of the oldest bazaars of the Middle East and the largest covered bazar in the world. It was inscribed as World Heritage Site by UNESCO in July Tabriz, IRAN