Konjancham Castle (or Konjan-Cham Fort) located 15 KM away from Mehran City (in Mehran-Ilam Road) was built in 1326 A.H. under the order of last governor of Ilam named Gholamreza Khan Abu Ghadereh and has been used as govenor’s winter castle. The building has a square from with 4 tower and interconnected chambers and rooms, a hammam and guard’s tower. Behind southern sequence of rooms of castle, there is a structure including the hammam.
This part of the castle consisted of three rooms, a private vestibule and reservoir of hammam which its water is maintained by canal and clay water pipes. This relic is registered in list of Iran’s national relics.
Located in the south of Ilam province, Mehran is at a distance of 791 kilometers from Tehran. Mehran has an arid and semi-arid climate. It is situated on the banks of Konjan Cham River close to the Iraq border. In the past Mehran was known as Mansour Abad but in 1930 it ...
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