Tourist Attraction

Qarniyaroq Mountain Underground Caves

in Salmas city | West Azerbaijan province
Tourist Attraction

Qarniyaroq Mountain Underground Caves

Related to Salmas city (located in West Azerbaijan province)
Located on the skirts of the Qarniyaroq Mountains between the Salmas and Somai district of Orumieh, there are some underground caves which have wide spaces and chambers, and are related to 700 BC.
Salmas is situated on the plains its center being the city of Salmas (formerly known as Shahpour in the Pahlavi reign), which lies 854 km. from Tehran. In ancient books Salmas has been noted for being a city with good bazaars and a mosque constructed of stone. Excavations ...
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