The photo shows the Citadel, a large stone fortress with windows, arches, and towers and many surrounding buildings
The photo shows a devastated Citadel looking like a collapsed sand castle. A few intact window details remain among the mostly collapsed structures.
(a) The Citadel before the earthquake struck (b) the Citadel after the December 26, 2003 earthquake

Figure 2 Photo mosaic of the Bam Citadel and surrounding urban districts. 6 photos total.
(Photographs courtesy of

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