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Tchogha Zanbil, Shush

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Chogha Zanbil (Persian: چغازنبيل‎; Elamite: Dur Untash) is an ancient Elamite complex in the Khuzestan province of Iran. It is one of the few existing ziggurats outside Mesopotamia. It lies approximately 30 km (19 mi) southeast of Susa and 80 km (50 mi) north of Ahvaz.
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  • A truly great place that is worth visiting. The architecture, the bricks from which it was created all of it was so magnificent. I advise all tourists and travelers to make sure to visit it.  more »
  • Contrary to some other comments, this is not the oldest religious building in Iran. The complex was built by the Elamite King Untash Napirisha in the C13th bce to bring the temples of the chief...  more »

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