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It is very wide and elevated and it is worth seeing.

The building has been destroyed in recent years due to an earthquake. But it's rebuilding again. It... read more

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IranDriverGuide S
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A castle that built on a great stone

Arg-e-Bam is a huge structure that built with in millions parts of row clays .Arg is located on... read more

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This citadel town was inhabited from the third century to the late 19th century. The 2003 Earthquake in Bam destroyed more than 80 percent of the Citadel.
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Reviewed yesterday

The building has been destroyed in recent years due to an earthquake. But it's rebuilding again. It is very wide and elevated and it is worth seeing. Especially if someone explains it to you.

Thank IranDriverGuide S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Arg-e-Bam is a huge structure that built with in millions parts of row clays .Arg is located on stone . Arg is sorounded by a deep ditch and wide walls . you must spend almost 3 houres for visit of Arg . Arg contains parts...More

Thank asiakade
Reviewed 12 July 2018

The Bam mudbrick city is one of the wonders of Iranian history and is definitely worth the visit. Apparently, a lot of people stop at the much smaller Rayen fortress (if you do, take a detour to the very pretty Rayen Waterfall) but it is...More

Thank Peter K
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

The Arg-e Bam (Persian: ارگ بم‎) is the largest adobebuilding in the world, located in Bam, a city in Kerman Province of southeastern Iran. It is listed by UNESCOas part of the World Heritage Site "Bam and its Cultural Landscape". The origin of this enormous citadel on the Silk Road can be traced back to the Achaemenid Empire (sixth to fourth centuries...More

Thank Mohammad Z
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Many say that it’s not worth going after the earthquake but these are either outdated comments or people who are very difficult to please. I found the reconstruction, still ongoing, beautiful and fascinating to see in process.

1  Thank PierreHeistein
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

After sleepless days and nights, I was so tired and low on mood! With a group of friends we entered Arg-e-Bam. Just seconds after, I forgot about how tired I was. I couldn’t resist against “life” wandering in this ancient place. A young man came...More

Thank fateme e
Reviewed 31 March 2018

I went before the earthquake and found this to be one of the most fascinating and enchanting places I have ever visited. Simply wonderful and a great tea house in the centre. The freedom to just wander around a near-deserted ancient city was extremely atmospheric.

1  Thank Bob M
Reviewed 24 March 2018

The ancient citadel of Arg-é Bam, is a UNESCO-recognised monument & has a history dating back around 2,000 years. In 2003 an earthquake hit, an extreme tragedy which has noticeably stunted the growth of Bam as a city, especially as about half of the city's...More

2  Thank Soko2
Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

Breathtaking! A lot of restoration work going on, thanks to UNESCO. One of my highlights of my visit to Iran. Bam is an amazing place. Very interesting town in the desert.

2  Thank 1,745
Reviewed 16 February 2018 via mobile

If you are into old historical areas this is your place. A part is still under renovation but big parts are ready for the crowds. We were the only foreigners there - due to the fact that Lonely Planet obviously removed the site from their...More

1  Thank Exithamster
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Response from MaraS78 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, you pay the entrance at the main gate. I don't remember exaclty the opening time but it's no stop from early morning till the evening. Enjoy your visit! Mara
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