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Alqajar Destination Guide

Explore Alqajar in Iran.

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Alqajar in the region of Golestān is a town in Iran - some 242 mi (or 389 km) North-East of Tehran, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Alqajar is now 12:45 AM (Tuesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tehran" with an UTC offset of 3.5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Abasabad, Heydarabad-e Pulad, Banial, Mohammadabad, Leylom or Ashkhabad. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Igder-e Pa'in, Markeh Mahalleh, Sorkh Ab, Kalu Kand, Sarli-ye Pa'in and Minu Dasht. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location

Gonbad-e Qabus (tower)

Gonbad-e Qabus tower is a monument in Gonbad-e Qabus, Iran, and a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2012. The Tower in the central part of the city reaches 72 metres (including the height of the platform) making it the tallest pure-brick tower in the world. The baked-brick-built tower is an enormous decagon building with a conic roof, which forms the golden ratio Phi, that equals 1.618. The interiors contain the earliest examples of Muqarnas decorative styles.

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Located at 37.21, 55.35 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
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