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10/22/08

Photos: The Portuguese Castles - Hormoz Island, Persian Gulf

قلعه‌ پرتغالي‌ها - جزيره هرمز

Photos by Reza Fakhri, ISNA

The Portuguese castles were constructed in southern Iran after the Portuguese viceroy Alfonso de Albuquerque attacked Hormoz Island in the Persian Gulf in 1507 during the reign of Safavid dynasty (1502-1736).
























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Iran, Portugal to Restore Portuguese Castles in Persian Gulf Islands - Tehran, Once again the restoration of southern Iran's Portuguese castles was discussed during a meeting in Tehran between Iranian and Portuguese officials. -September 2008

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