Related to Khoy city (located in West Azerbaijan province)
This fort dates to 7th century BC. and is located in the village of Qarah Ziyaedin. The said fort has been constructed in three places within a duration of 50 years. Built with strong stony walls, at the top of a high rock, it overlooks the surrounding area. The fort has three storeys.
Khoy is one of the ancient regions of Iran with a moderate climate. The capital city being Khoy located 807 km. from Tehran. The word Khoy means 'salt', as the primary settlers in this region were the Medes due to the presence of a salt quarry ...
The aggregate of the Takht-e-Soleiman monument (Takht-e-Soleyman or Azar Goshnasp Fire Temple) is placed on a natural high land, about 20 m. above the surrounding plain. ...MORE
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