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Gate of the ninth-century mosque Masjid-e Haji Piyada, one of the oldest mosques in the world

History of Central Asia and Khorâsan
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Gate of the ninth-century mosque Masjid-e Haji Piyada, one of the oldest mosques in the world, whose structure is still standing after 1200 years (built by either the Samanids or Saffarids). Balkh province, northern Afghanistan/Khorasan.

Photo by Farshâd Usyân.

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