The Gonbad-e-Qabus Tower is a historical UNESCO world heritage monument dating back to the 4th century AH of Iran History in the city of Gonbad-e-Kavos, three kilometers from the old city of Jorjan in the province of Golestan. The Dome of Cavos or the Dome of the Mill, the tallest brick tower in Iran, is located above a hill that is fifteen feet taller than the Earth’s surface in the year (397 AH 375 AH) and during the reign of Shams al-Ma’ali Qabus Ebn Woshgir in The city of Jorjan, the capital of its kings, is Al-Ziar. This amazing building attracts many tourists from all over the world to Travel to Iran.
Gonbad Qabus Tower or Kavos is one of the most beautiful Iran Tourism Attractions and most beautiful monuments of the early Islamic period, which, despite the very limited use of decorative elements in it, has a proportional, balanced, solid and beautiful structure.
The entire body of the building is made of baked red bricks, which are ultimately sophisticated.
These red-red bricks have become beautiful golden yellow over the centuries due to sunlight, which has added to its beauty.
The tower is made of special bricks called “Comet Combs” and has two skeins.
The inner dome is like half-egg-shaped domes of ordinary bricks, and the outer shell is a comet brick.
Mogharnas is a simple but beautiful one of the first examples of Mogharnas in Islamic monuments
Professor Arthur Pope after his Iran Travelling wrote about this building: “Under the eastern side of the Alborz Mountains and in front of the vast deserts of Asia, one of the greatest masterpieces of Iranian architecture has been raised with all its grandeur. This building is the dome of Qabus, the tomb of Qabus Bin Voshmgir, and the tomb tower is free from any arrangement”.
An American university professor Dr. Wilson from the University of Pennsylvania also visited and researched on the Mogharnas of the tower: on the top of the door, halfway through the entrance to the Gilvy Mogharnis, which is at the forefront of progress, and this is one example of the adornment of the building. The two-sided Kofi, a belt-shaped body, has a body fitted on one side at an angle of 8 meters and the other top above the dome of the cone. Kofi’s written form is a simple brick and the alphabet does not have a make-up. Its prominent and versatile, rectangular frame is made of bricks.
The Qabus dome consists of 2 parts: the base of the building and the body, the cone dome. The height of the Tower of Qabus is 55 meters, reaching 70 meters, taking into account the height of the 15-meter hill. The building is made with a stellar map and the height of the cone is 18 meters. On its body, there are 10 cracks, and the top of each crack is 1.60 meters and its base is 1.4 meters away, and the main dome is 30 meters. In the eastern body, there is a stomp with a height of one meter and a ninety centimeters. The aperture width is at the top of 73 and in the middle of 75 and at the bottom of 80. On the south side, there is an entrance that is one and a half meters wide and 55.5 meters high. Within the crescent arc of the head there, Mogharnas is a simple task. The architectural style is a mysterious style, one of the most prominent features of the mysterious architecture is the use of bricks of the best quality.
During its lifetime, the tower was repaired and repaired several times. In 1349, its major repair was carried out so that this masterpiece of Islamic architecture, which was the most magnificent building of the 4th century AH, was preserved and protected.
The tallest brick tower in Iran Tour has attracted tourists throughout the year, including the Norouz Records, attracting a large number of historic and cultural heritage enthusiasts.