Gonbad-e Qabus (tower)
Gonbad-e Qabus tower is a majestic structure made of brick, with special technicalities and affects of art, related to the 4th century AH. undefined This structure which is located on a hillock amidst the grand park of Gonbad Kavoos city, is the tomb of Shams-ol-Mali Qaboos Ebne Voshmgir Ziyari (the ruler of the times in Gorgan and a famed scholar as well). (main article on: itto org) The tower is a fortified building, constructed by strong elements, and consists of beautiful ornamental works in proportionate lines adorned with harmony. (copyright i-t-t-o.org) The said structure consists of three parts - foundation, the main building and the dome which is conical, rising to an elevation of 55m. (i t t o) The actual structure rests on a round base, 2 m of which is above the ground, and the rest lies as an underground base.