Soltaniyeh Dome of Zanjan is absolutely one of the masterpieces of Persian- Islamic architecture which is inscribed as a world heritage site by the UNESCO. This fabulous structure, built in 10 years from 1302 to 1312 B.C is the grave of Oljaito, the Ilkhanid king.
|The ornaments in Soltaniyeh Dome.
This masterpiece is so glorious that is known as a turning point in Iranian architecture. The 48 meters high dome of Soltaniyeh which is covered in elegant turquoise tiles is known as the largest brick dome in the world. The 8 porches and the 8 minarets are inspired by the 8 legendary doors of paradise and are ornamented with stunning brickworks. This monument exhibits a great collection of architectural ornaments including brickworks, tilework, stuccos and etc.
|Soltaniyeh Dome, Zanjan-Iran.