Prior to the construction of the present Qazvin - Rasht Highway, and the new concrete bridge, the old Loshan bridge was the only means of connection across the Shah Rood River. Some researchers claim that it was built in the times of Khosrow Khan Gorji, the governor of Gilan during the reign of Fath Ali Shah Qajar. But it seems to be a construction of the 9th century AH. It is 102 m. in length, and has two small and two large arches. A large chamber at the base of the bridge provides shelter for caravans. The said bridge is a part of the history of the province.
Roodbar is situated in the mountainous region of the province, 268 km. from Tehran (67 km south of Rasht) and with a variable climate. It is located on the fringes of a valley through which the Sefid Rood river flows. The civilization ...
The Qeshlaq Bridge lies on the Qeshlaq River, 3 km. east of Sanandaj. This bridge is constructed with brick, and is related to the Safavid period. It has two big openings ...MORE
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