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Bam in 2002 Bam is a city in Kerman, Iran.

The modern Iranian city of Bam surrounds the Bam citadel which has been inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Bam was devastaded by an earth quake in December 2003

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There are plans to extend the Train line from Tehran to Bam

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The ancient citadel of Arg-é Bam probably has a history dating back around 2000 years ago, 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 overcame a weak Iranian government and ended Safavid rule.

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The ancient citadel of Arg-é Bam is the main attracting however it suffered badly in an Earthquake in December 2003

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