Welcome to Gonbad-e Kavus

A millennium ago, when the tower was built, this was the thriving city of Jorjan. It was utterly obliterated by the 13th-century rampages of the Mongols, though, and the only other remains of ancient Jorjan visible today are lumpy excavations behind the huge, ornate Imamzadeh-ye Yahya, 4km southwest of central Gonbad-e Kavus.

Top experiences in Gonbad-e Kavus

Amazing hotels and hostels

We've pre-picked the best hotels, hostels and bed and breakfasts to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.

Travel guides

Starting at $35.09

Image for

Gonbad-e Kavus in detail