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San Sarood Castle

in Marand city | East Azerbaijan province
Tourist Attraction

San Sarood Castle

Related to Marand city (located in East Azerbaijan province)
This ancient fort is located on a high, stony hillock 26 km. north of Marand. To the east of this, huge stone slabs can be observed related to the periods before the birth of Christ.
Marand is among major cities in East Azerbaijan province. It is located in the north-west of capital of the province Tabriz. Marand has been known by various names in history, such as Maryana, Mandagarana, and Maranda.
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