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Historical Monuments, Hormozgan

Hormozgan

 

Fekri Edifice, Bandar Lengeh 

  This pavilion is a relic of the Safavid era and is located in the vicinity of the ancient pier in the Taleqani Blvd. of Bandar Lengeh. Due to the fact that this edifice has an imprint of European architecture, thus its name which means foreign hat or cap.

Kolah Farangi Pavillion, Bandar Abbas 

  This pavilion is a relic of the Safavid era and is located in the vicinity of the ancient pier in the Taleqani Blvd. of Bandar Abbas. Due to the fact that this edifice has an imprint of European architecture, thus its name which means foreign hat or cap.

 

Ancient Cities and Archaeological Hills, Hormozgan

Ancient Quay, Bandar Laft 

In Bandar Laft there is the remains of an ancient quay, which is most probably related to the Medes, Achaemenians and Sassanids. This pier is 130 m. in length and has a solid flooring, to the thickness of 7 m. The walls of this construction is of stone and measures 3 m.

 

Kharbez Archaeological City, Qeshm 

 This ancient city is related to the Sassanide era, and till the 4th century AH. was a thriving city. Earthenware and other evidences have been found through surveys made here. The estimated length of this city is 7 km. and sweet-water was utilized here.

Kang Archaeological City, Bandar Kang 

 On the hills surrounding Bandar Kang, are the remnants of a city dating to 3000 years back. There is a possibility that this city has perished due to a fire or an earthquake, and now lies buried in the earth. No valid information has been recorded for this city. 

 

Hormozgan

Koolqan Hill, Qeshm 

On one of the hills of Koolqan, is the remnant of a water canal, which is in suitable condition. The same has stone walls to the length of more than 100 m. which is an interesting feature by itself. In another section of this hill is a graveyard with two rows of tombs at regular intervals of 2 m. from each other. Other evidences in this vicinity reveal that a bazaar was present here in the past. The Koolqan hills overlook the sea and the (earthen) 'Balatal' Dam, offering a beautiful landscape.

Other Ancient Cities and Archaeological Hills, Hormozgan 

 Another ancient city worth mentioning in the province is the city of Soroo which lies to the west of the current city of Bandar Abbas, forming one of its localities.


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