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A view of the rooftop of Amir Chakhaq Complex in the city of Yazd, Iran from its highest point at dusk. Windtowers called badgirs (Farsi), seen jutting out of the top of the roof, catch the wind and cool the building. The domes are called gonbads.

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A view of the rooftop of Amir Chakhaq Complex in the city of Yazd, Iran from its highest point at dusk. Windtowers called badgirs (Farsi), seen jutting out of the top of the roof, catch the wind and cool the building. The domes are called gonbads.