This tall tower is located at Gonbad-e Qabus city, Iran, and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2012. It has been registered a World Heritage Site, in the tower's upcoming 1,000th anniversary. It laid at the city center of Gonbad-e Qabus with 72 meters (236 ft) height (including the height of the platform).
The baked brick tower is a huge decagon building with a conical roof. The inside of
A Kufic inscription at the bottom of the tower reads in Arabic:
"This tall palace for the prince Shams ul-Ma'ali, Amir Qabus ibn Wushmgir ordered to build during his life, in the year 397 the lunar Hegira, and the year 375 the solar Hegira"
A great and tall tower
An engineering masterpiece brickwork from the early Islamic era. The tomb is fully constructed of fine-quality baked brick whose pale yellow color turns to golden by the sun.
The monument retains its form and design, materials, visual dominance in the landscape, and continues as a holy place visited by local people and tourists, and as a focus for traditional events.