Related to Takab city (located in West Azerbaijan province)
Also known as: Chahzendan Cave, Ghaar-e Chah Zendan-e Soleiman, Chah Zendan Soeliman Cave
Chah-Zendan Cave (Chahzendan-e Soleiman) is near Takab, 40km from the ancient monument of Takht-e-Soleiman in Zendān-e Soleymān Mountain. It is 2950m above the sea level.
This cave has come into existence by volcanic activity and in older times it had been used as a prison. In its vicinity there are some thermal springs. This natural conical shaped site is about 70m deep and its opening has a radius of 3m.
The township of Takab (Tekab) is one of the historical sites of the province, well worth visiting. These historical relics are from the pre-Islamic period. The famous 'Takht-e-Soleiman' castle which is 45 km. northeast of Takab, is where the large fire-temple from ...
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