Rashkan Castle (Dej-e Rashkaan) Ancient Ray (Shahr-e-Rey)
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Ancient Ray (Shahr-e-Rey)

in Shahr-e-Rey city | Tehran province
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Ancient Ray (Shahr-e-Rey)

Related to Shahr-e-Rey city (located in Tehran province) and Tehran city
The ancient relics in the surrounding area of current Ray (Shahr-e-Rey) are remnants from the pre and post Islamic era. As an example we may point out the Tabrak Castle (Cheshmeh Ali), the center of Saljuqi city, the Naqareh Khaneh Tower (Naghare-Khane), Chal Tarkhan, the castle and rampart of Ray, structures, earthenware and enamelled articles, the ruins of the Parthian Castle on the Cheshmeh Ali hillock, gold and silver coins relative to the Parthians, Sassanians, and Saljuqians in the 6th and 7th centuries AH.

Besides some vestiges such as ruins of a mosque of the 2nd century AH, a crypt made of brick, pieces of plaster work from the Saljuqi era reveals the prosperity and flourishment of this city or area from the early Islamic period till the 5th and 6h century AH.
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Rashkan Castle (Dej-e Rashkaan) Ancient Ray (Shahr-e-Rey)
Ancient Ray (Shahr-e-Rey)
Gabri Castle - Ancient Ray (Shahr-e-Rey)
Gabri Castle - Ancient Ray (Shahr-e-Rey)
Naghareh Khaneh Mountain (Inanj)- Ancient Ray (Shahr-e-Rey)
Naghareh Khaneh Mountain (Inanj)- Ancient Ray (Shahr-e-Rey)
Naghareh Khaneh Mountain (Inanj)- Ancient Ray (Shahr-e-Rey)
Cheshmeh Ali - Shahr-e-Rey
Cheshmeh Ali - Ancient Ray (Shahr-e-Rey)
Naghareh Khaneh Mountain (Inanj)- Ancient Ray (Shahr-e-Rey)
Ancient Ray (Shahr-e-Rey)
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