This castle is located to the north of Ramhormoz. The spherical structure denotes the style of Roman architecture. This castle was most probably constructed in the Sassanide reign for protection and safety of commercial, trade and military route between Shoosh, Vajar and Esfahan. Another theory is that the same was used to guard the treasury and palace of Ramhormoz, and Romans also participated in building this structure.
The township of Ramhormoz is situated to the east of the province and experiences a warm climate. Its center is Ramhormoz city, and lies at a distance of 1,008 km. from Tehran. It has common border with the province of Kohkiluyeh and Boyer Ahmad.
Junqan Castle was built at the end of the thirteenth century of the lunar Hegira, by Commander As’ad II Bakhtiari with inspiration from European 1900s castles in the late ...MORE
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