A photo collection depicts a selection of many miniature mockups of national and global historical monuments that are under construction at a “Mini World” theme park in Malayer, western Iran, on July 8, 2017.
The Eiffel Tower, Si-o-se Pol (Bridge of Thirty-Three Arches), the Hafez mausoleum, the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and Persian Achaemenian-era sites are amongst 138 monuments that visitors would be able to see in one day – if they walk quickly.
The project is said to be the first of its kind in the Middle East and fourth in the world next to similar projects in Japan, Belgium and China.
As a window to world, the theme park is estimated to lure more travelers to Malayer, which has earned a national reputation for its rugs and popular parks.
The A total of 19.9 million travelers visited the country during the past four Iranian calendar years (March 2013 – March 2017), bringing in some $32 billion of tourism revenues.