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Manijeh Castle

in Koohdasht city | Lorestan province
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Manijeh Castle

Related to Koohdasht city (located in Lorestan province)
The above mentioned castle is located on the peak of 'Sarsarkhan' (Koohdasht) . The length of its rampart being 100 m. To the north of which are the remenants of a few rooms or chambers. There is also the evidence of a large water reservoir. The entrance to this castle is only from the valley. This castle being on a higher elevation than the surrounding valleys held a strategic position in the past. In addition this castle also has a secret tunnel running in the south and east directions. At the end of this tunnel is a well 22 m. deep, from where coins related to the Parthian period have been discovered.
The township of Koohdasht (Kuhdasht) is located to the west of LORESTAN province. Archaeological studies in areas such as Sorkhdam, Lori, Hamiyan and Sartarhan have revealed that Koohdasht was one of the centers of civilization of ancient Iran. The discovery of an Assyrian ...
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