Tourist Attraction

Saqandel Inscription

in Ahar city | East Azerbaijan province
Tourist Attraction

Saqandel Inscription

Related to Ahar city (located in East Azerbaijan province)
This engraving is in the Zaqi mountains, 2 km. east of Varezgan (Ahar). The length of this engraving being 115 cm and the width 47 cm having 10 lines inscribed on it. This inscription is related to Saardoo II, son of 'Argishti I (330-750 BC). It narrates the historical fact that after an attack to the mountainous region of Polow Adri and the opening of gateways of 21 castles, 44 or 45 cities were captured within one day.
The mountainous township of Ahar can be said to be as one of the oldest sections of Azarbayjan in East Azerbaijan Province in IRAN. The center of which being the city of Ahar located 103 km. northeast of Tabriz. Ahar experiences cold and snowy winters and moderate summers. ...
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