Tourist Attraction

Mayan Village Castles

in Damgan city | Semnan province
Tourist Attraction

Mayan Village Castles

Related to Damgan city (located in Semnan province)
These three castles are known as the "upper castle", "lower castle" and the "haram castle". These are located to the south of the said village. The upper castle dates back to 700 years. This square castle has 4 towers rising to the height of 8 m. Three of these towers are in a state of ruin. A place for religious ceremonies (of this village) is within this castle, known as a 'Hossainiyeh'. The lower castle is situated at a distance of 2,000 m. from the upper castle, and has a rectangular plan. Its ramparts and towers are in a better state. The haram castle is also on a rectangular base and has 6 towers each rising to a height of 8 m.
The township of Damqan (Damghaan) is in the center of SEMNAN province, and lies in a north-south direction. To the north is Mazandaran province, to the south are the desert region and Esfahan province. In the northern sector are the central Alborz Mountain Ranges and the ...
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