Urmia and Tabriz

Some photos from Urmia and an afternoon in Tabriz.

Tiny Christian chapel on the outskirts of Urmia.  Ironically, this was the first place I visited in the Islamic Republic.

Tiny Christian chapel on the outskirts of Urmia. Ironically, this was the first place I visited in the Islamic Republic.

View of the city of Urmia

View of the city of Urmia

Springtime.  Lots of trees in blossom

Springtime. Lots of trees in blossom

 

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Zoroastrian fire temple, Urmia. (Apologies for the horrible blue cast to the photo.)

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Tabriz, Khaqani Park

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Blue Mosque, Tabriz. Severely damaged by (what else?) an earthquake in the 18th century.

 

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