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 Bam Citadel

The Citadel of Bam stands as a testament to ancient Persian architecture and ingenuity, nestled within the arid landscape of southeastern Iran. The site boasts a history dating back over 2,000 years, serving as a strategic fortress along the Silk Road. Its impressive mud-brick walls, soaring towers, and labyrinthine passages once safeguarded the city's inhabitants from invaders and the harsh desert environment. In 2003 it suffered extensive devastation caused by an earthquake. Ongoing restoration efforts continue to preserve this architectural marvel, ensuring that the Citadel of Bam remains a symbol of Iran's rich cultural heritage and a testament to human perseverance.

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