Tourist Attraction

Esmail Aqa Castle

in Orumieh city | West Azerbaijan province
Tourist Attraction

Esmail Aqa Castle

Related to Orumieh city (located in West Azerbaijan province)
This castle was built in the second half of the 19 century. It is located on a mountain, 18 km. west of Orumieh, on fringes of Nazloo Chay river. This castle is related to the Qajar era. The remnants of this fort consists of a crypt of stone from the Orartoie period, with regular engravings, an entrance, porticos, a gateway with a stony framework and a chamber. Besides these evidences there are ramparts and tombs belong to Safavid period.
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