Firuzabad Tower

The Firuzabad Tower (Persian: برج فیروزآباد‎) is a grave historical tower of Great Seljuq Empire era that is located 17 km south of Bardaskan in Firuzabad village at Shahrabad District on old Torshiz. Archaeological evidence confirms the habitat of Islam until the seventh century AH, which is around the province and shining star of the eighth Imam of Appreciation through Ali ar-Ridha of this was the route. Cylindrical shape with an outward current height of the minarets and 18 meters with decorative elements and architectural style reflects the bricklayer is a mystery.[1] The tower was added to the list of National Monuments of Iran As the 91st monument.[2]

Firuzabad Tower
برج فیروزآباد
Firuzabad tower bardaskan.jpg
Firuzabad Tower is located in Iran
Firuzabad Tower
Firuzabad Tower
Location within Iran
General information
TypeTower
Town or cityJolgeh, Shahrabad, Firuzabad, Bardaskan, Razavi Khorasan
CountryIran
Coordinates35°07′34″N 57°57′11″E / 35.12611°N 57.95306°E / 35.12611; 57.95306Coordinates: 35°07′34″N 57°57′11″E / 35.12611°N 57.95306°E / 35.12611; 57.95306
CompletedGreat Seljuq Empire
Height18 metres (59 ft)
DesignationsNational Monument

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  1. ^ Douglas Pickett: Early Persian tilework, The Medieval Flowering of Kashi, Fairleigh Dickinson University. Press, 1997, ISBN 978-0-8386-3365-6, p.104
  2. ^ Ministry for Cultural Heritage, Tourism and Handicraft of Iran, 19 May 2011 [1]