Related to Khoy city (located in West Azerbaijan province)
This castle is on the fringes of the northern plains of Qareh Ziyaedin village. This castle is triangular in shape with an inner rectangular rampart. The width of the main rampart being 3 m. In front of the main wall, another one has been constructed having a width of one meter. At intervals, vertical walls have been constructed between the first two so as to fortify the fort.
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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