Tourist Attraction

Andarkesh (Andar Qash) Median City

in Mahabad city | West Azerbaijan province
Tourist Attraction

Andarkesh (Andar Qash) Median City

Related to Mahabad city (located in West Azerbaijan province)
This historical city, which Batholomus called Darusha and Rawlinson named Daryasi, lies in the outskirts of Mahabad. The 'Roka' crypt which is located near the ruins of Andarkash bears strong resemblance to the style and mode of engraving of the Achaemenian crypts in Persepolis (Takht-e-Jamhid).
Mahabad
Mahabad lies to the south of the province and Lake Orumieh. The center of which lies 873 km. from Tehran. In its mountainous terrain it experiences cold weather, whereas in the plains it is warmer. Mahabad was formerly known as Savojbolaq Mokri (Savojbolaagh-e Mokri). In ...
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