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the greatest number of these are found around the city of Isfahan .some are round, and some are square. There were thousands of these buildings during the Safavid dynasty, about the 16th century CE. While the Persian pigeon towers Architecture may be the most beautiful, Iran is by no means the only country to have such towers. A passion for pigeons is a worldwide phenomenon with a long history. since time immemorial people have been building pigeon lofts from the simple to the sublime.(برج كبوترها ، كبوترخانه)

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  • Copyright: Mehrdad Tadjdini (mehrdad-t) (3160)
  • Genre: People
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2009-03-26
  • Categories: Architecture
  • Exposure: f/6.3
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  • Photo Version: Original Version
  • Date Submitted: 2009-04-25 8:03
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