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Gonbad Soltaniyeh is in Zanjan province in IRAN, the oldest & Greatest brick double-shell dome in the world. UNESCO listed Soltaniyeh as one of the World Heritage Sites in 2005.
Soltaniyeh was founded as capital of Ilkhanid rulers of Persia in the 14th century.
The structure of Dome of Soltaniyeh as The mausoleum of Oljaytu, erected from 1302 until 1312. After the death of Oljaytu, city abounded & it was end point of capital of Ilkhanid empire in 1316. Timur invaded & plundered city & no one left alive in city in 1384. Miran Shah the mad son of Timur later ordered to destroy & level what remind after his father invasion, just the Dome of Soltaniyeh left. Soltaniyeh was command base of Iranian army during the Russo-Persian War in the 19th century.
Mausoleul sultanului Ilkhanid Üljaitü Muhammad Khudabanda (1304-1316), convertit la islamismul shiit, este una dintre capodoperele arhitecturale ale lumii
Mausoleul este un octogon cu diametrul de 38 de metri care are în partea de sud un hall de 15x20m. Iniţial cupola fusese înconjurată de opt minarete. Domul are o înălţime de 50m.