Soltanieh Dome

The small village of Soltanieh was to have been the capital of the great 14thcentury Il-Khanid ruler of Persia, Oljeitu. Almost nothing remains of this city built on the gassy plains of except the king’s stunning egg-shaped blue domed mausoleum – a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The tomb has been described by Professor Pope as ’one of Persia’s supreme architectural achievements’.