UNESCO Heritage Sites

Gonbad-e Qābus

Date of Inscription: 2012

Gorgan Province , North-East Iran

Located near the Caspian Sea, the Gorgan region corresponds to the Hyrcania of the Greek geographers. This is where the city of Gonbas-e Qabus is located, famous for its majestic brick funeral tower built in the 11th century to a star-shaped plan for as the resting place of the Ziyarid emir Qabus.