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Tchogha Zanbil
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Tchogha Zanbil

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Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Iran
Description:
The ruins of the holy city of the Kingdom of Elam, surrounded by three huge concentric walls, are found at Tchogha Zanbil. Founded c. 1250 B.C., the city remained unfinished after it was invaded by Ashurbanipal, as shown by the thousands of unused bricks left at the site.
This article uses material from UNESCO World Heritage List article "Tchogha Zanbil", which is released under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share-Alike 3.0 IGO License.