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Roodkhan Castle - Near Fooman
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Tons of Steps but worth visiting! Rudkhan Castle is an ancient brick and stone medieval castle located 25 km southwest of Fuman city (Fooman) north of Iran in Gilan province. The castle's 42 towers still stand intact.
Tourist Attraction

Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan)

in Fooman city | Gilan province
Tourist Attraction

Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan)

Related to Fooman city (located in Gilan province) and Shaft city
Rudkhan Castle is a brick and stone medieval castle in Iran.  Located 25 km southwest of Fuman city north of Iran in Gilan province, it is a military complex which had been constructed during the Sasanian era (224-651), and later rebuilt during the Seljuq era by the Nizari Ismailis.

The castle is built on two tips of a mount, with an area of 2.6 hectares (6.4 acres). Its architects have benefited from natural mountainous features in the construction of the fort.  The Rudkhan Castle River originates in the surrounding heights and flows from south to north.  After crossing a mountainous winding route with dense forests, the first thing that one notices about the castle is its big entrance gate.  Rudkhan Castle sits at the two peaks of a mountain at elevations of 715 and 670 metres and contains strong fortifications and battlements at a length of 1,550 metres. The castle's 42 towers still stand intact.
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Roodkhan Castle - Near Fooman
Roodkhan Castle - Near Fooman
Roodkhan Castle - Near Fooman
Roodkhan Castle - Near Fooman
Roodkhan Castle - Near Fooman
Roodkhan Castle - Near Fooman
Roodkhan Castle - Near Fooman
Roodkhan Castle - Near Fooman
Roodkhan Castle - Near Fooman
Ghaleh-e Rudkhan - IRAN
Roodkhan Castle - Near Fooman
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Capital of Fuman County in Gilan Province, 27 kilometres away from Rasht. Fuman is on the road to the historical city of Masuleh and as a result receives a sizeable amount of tourists.
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