The said is located on a rocky elevation. Currently only some sections of its ramparts are left to be seen. According to the narration of Naser Khosrow, the said castle had three ramparts within each other. Presently the most intact portion is its northern rampart, placed between two circular towers. The towers and walls are made of slabs of stone, mortar and gypsum. To the west of the castle are remnants of a few structures. Scattered pieces of earthenware are found in a large radius surrounding the said castle, and related to the post-Islamic period. Besides being a structure of defense, the same has also been utilized as residential purposes.
The township of Qazvin is bounded by Mazandaran and Gilan provinces on the north, the township of Takestan to the west, and to Bo'inn Zahra in the south, whereas the province of Tehran is to its east. The northern region of township is occupied by ...
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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