Eynali is a mountain range to the north east of Tabriz (East Azarbaijan province). The range has a couple of peaks including Eynali, Halileh, Pakeh-Chin, Bahlul with Dand being the highest. It has red soil and can be seen from everywhere in Tabriz. There is a tomb at the top of the mountain believed to house the graves of two clerics after whom the mountain is named: On ibn Ali's & Seid ibn ali (Imamzadeh Einali and Zeinali)
Nowadays, many residents of Tabriz
hike on the mountain to the shrine as a daily sport activity. In early 2000s like many of other mountains in vicinity of big Iranian cities couple of unknown Iranian victims of Iran-Iraq war's are buried in top of the mountain behind the shrine as memories of the war. The mountain is also used by telecommunication companies and TV stations as relay site.
High altitude place where you can see the beautiful city of Tabriz. Excellent Cable car you can easily reach the summit, and enjoy Dagh-Goli artificial lake.
Tabriz City Council also intends to establish an artificial forest at the slopes of Eynali as the northern green belt of this metropolis.
According to the Cambridge History of Iran
was founded during the early Sassanid rule in the third or fourth century CE. Current excavations at the Blue Mosque (Kaboud Mosque)
site may lead to new theories about the early history of Tabriz
Between 1585 and 1603 CE, Tabriz
was occupied by the Ottomans, but was returned to the Safavid rulers, following which it grew to become a major commercial center, conducting trade with the Ottoman Empire, Russia, Central Asia and India. In 1724, the city was again occupied by the Ottomans and retaken by the Iranian Army. The city was held by the Russians in 1826 after a series of battles but the Iranian Army retook Tabriz in 1828.
Tabriz Gondola lift (Cable Car):
Eynali Cable (Telecabin-e Tabriz) is a gondola lift in Mount Eynali at North of Tabriz, East Azerbaijan province.
Eynali Cable (Telecabin-e Tabriz) is a gondola lift in Mount Eynali at North of Tabriz, Iran. The lift is designed to be a three stage lift and the first phase is operational since Fall 2010. The first station is in the foothills of the Eynali and it goes up to Imamzadeh Einali & Zeinali (or Zoroasterian temple) at the local peak of Eynali.