GORGAN SIGHTS

Built around a quadrangle in the bazaar, the attractive 15th-century Jameh Mosque has blue- tiled portals, sections of traditionally tiled roof and a distinctive Mazandarani-style capped minaret. Imamzadeh-ye Nur, accessed via Aftab 15th Alley, is a 15th-century brick tomb tower of relatively minor interest, but finding it is a great excuse to poke around Gorgan’s most interesting old alleys. The magnificent Taqavi House houses the Golestan Miras cultural-tourist office.

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