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Zahak Castle

in Maraqeh city | East Azarbaijan province
Tourist Attraction

Zahak Castle

Related to Maraqeh city (located in East Azarbaijan province)
The castle is situated 28 km. east of Ajabsheer on the eastern banks of the Lake Orumieh. According to historical evidences, this castle dates back to pre-Islamic period.
The township of Maraqeh is located to the south of Tabriz and in the southern slopes of the Sahand mountains. The historical city of Maraqeh is 126 km. from the center of the province and has variable climate, such as in the higher areas being of mountainous ...
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