This article covers the Iranian city, for the Russian railway line see: Baikal-Amur Mainline.
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By Plane Bam has an airport and there is a direct flight from Tehran to Bam.
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The city stretches out a lot so you might want to use a savari to get to the arg.
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The ancient citadel of Arg-é Bam probably has a history dating back around 2000 years, to the Parthian dynasty (248 BC-224 AD), but most buildings were built during the Safavid dynasty. The city was largely abandoned due to an Afghan invasion in 1722, which ended Safavid rule.
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The main attraction, the ancient citadel of Arg-é Bam, suffered badly in an earthquake in December 2003. Today little is still to be seen and access is extremely restricted; there is only one main access path still open to the public and the castle on top of the hill is out of bounds.
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You may want to taste some delicious dates called "mazafati" that are unique in Iran and most of these dates are exported to foreign countries.
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