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Tourist attractions in ZANJAN (city)

More information about Dome of Soltaniyeh in Zanjan
Dome of Soltaniyeh
in Zanjan City
Dome of Soltaniyeh (Gonbad-e Soltanieh) lies south west of the Cohan Dej (Royal citadel). It was constructed during the reign of Soltan Mohammad Khoda Bandeh (Oljaito) in the years ... MORE
Dome of Soltaniyeh (Gonbad-e Soltanieh) lies south west of the Cohan Dej (Royal citadel). It was constructed during the reign of Soltan Mohammad Khoda Bandeh (Oljaito) in the years 704-712 AH. This structure has 8 elevated porticos and about 50 chambers, including an area which is also similar to a ...
More information about Zanjan Old Bazaar in Zanjan
Zanjan Old Bazaar
in Zanjan City
Zanjaan Bazaar is located in the ancient network of the city and consists of two portions such as the Bazaar-e-Bala or upper section and the 'Bazaar-e-Paieen' or 'lower' ... MORE
Zanjaan Bazaar is located in the ancient network of the city and consists of two portions such as the Bazaar-e-Bala or upper section and the 'Bazaar-e-Paieen' or 'lower' section (of the Bazaar). The Bazaar of Zanjan, was inaugurated during the reign of Aqa Mohammad Khan Qajar in the ...
This museum is located in the historical site of the beautiful edifice of the Rakhtshooy Khaneh in the renowned locality of Baba Jamal Charoqi of Zanjan. This is a remnants of the ... MORE
Zanjan museum of anthropology. A laundry house which provided security and comfort for the women.
More information about Zolfaqary Edifice in Zanjan
Zolfaqary Edifice
in Zanjan City
The historical complex of the Zolfaqary edifice (Zolfaghari House) is located in the central network of the old part of the Zanjan city. This comprises of the so called interior buildings ... MORE
The historical complex of the Zolfaqary edifice (Zolfaghari House) is located in the central network of the old part of the Zanjan city. This comprises of the so called interior buildings (which mainly sheltered the women of the household and was their domain ), and the 'exterior' section. At ...
More information about Zanjan Jame Mosque in Zanjan
Zanjan Jame Mosque
in Zanjan City
The Jame Mosque and school of Zanjan (Seyyed Mosque) is situated in the old part of the city. The said construction was erected by Abdollah Mirza Dara, or the eleventh offspring of ... MORE
The Jame Mosque and school of Zanjan (Seyyed Mosque) is situated in the old part of the city. The said construction was erected by Abdollah Mirza Dara, or the eleventh offspring of Fathali Shah Qajar in the year (1242 AH.). This historical site is of great value where planning and architectural feats ...
More information about Katlah Khor Cave in Zanjan
Katlah Khor Cave
in Zanjan City
Katalehkhor Cave (Katale Khor) is located 140 km. south west of Zanjan, in the southern skirts of the Saqizloo mountains. The inlet to this cave stands 6-8 m. above a dry river. The ... MORE
Katalehkhor Cave (Katale Khor) is located 140 km. south west of Zanjan, in the southern skirts of the Saqizloo mountains. The inlet to this cave stands 6-8 m. above a dry river. The name, Katale Khor, means "mount of the sun". The beauty of this cave is enhanced due to the formation of stalagtites ...
More information about Old Bath in Zanjan
Old Bath in Zanjan
in Zanjan City
In Zanjan province there are a number of ancient public baths which still exist. Due to the unique planning system of those times, these baths gained their water-flow and at the same ... MORE
In Zanjan province there are a number of ancient public baths which still exist. Due to the unique planning system of those times, these baths gained their water-flow and at the same time maintained the heat during cold winters experienced in Zanjan. These baths were built on a lower level than the ...
More information about Imamzadeh Seyed Ibrahim in Zanjan
Imamzadeh Seyed Ibrahim
in Zanjan City
Imamzadeh Seyed Ibrahim is the mausoleum of Ebrahim Bin Moosa Bin Jaffar or Ebrahim Bin Mohammad Ben Abdollah Ben Alhasan Ben Alabas Ben Ali. The structure was renovated and repaired ... MORE
Imamzadeh Seyed Ibrahim is the mausoleum of Ebrahim Bin Moosa Bin Jaffar or Ebrahim Bin Mohammad Ben Abdollah Ben Alhasan Ben Alabas Ben Ali. The structure was renovated and repaired in the year 1971. The dome of which is vaulted or arched internally and displays the 'Sureh-ye-Jomeh' from the ...
More information about Mirzaei Mosque in Zanjan
Mirzaei Mosque
in Zanjan City
Mirzaei Mosque (Mirzaei Najafi Mosque) is located in the 'Lower' bazaar area and has been most probably constructed in the late Safavid era to early Qajar period. This mosque ... MORE
Mirzaei Mosque (Mirzaei Najafi Mosque) is located in the 'Lower' bazaar area and has been most probably constructed in the late Safavid era to early Qajar period. This mosque is divided into two parts named as being the ancient beauty for nocturnal prayers and the 'new' mosque. Two dates ...
Khanum mosque: This mosque is located in Fakhim-ul-Doleh District and belongs to Qajar era. It doesn’t have any dome and there are two very beautiful minarets. the mosque was built ... MORE
Khanum mosque: This mosque is located in Fakhim-ul-Doleh District and belongs to Qajar era. It doesn’t have any dome and there are two very beautiful minarets. the mosque was built by one of the most powerful women of Iran means Jamileh Khanom daughter of Hussein Qoli Khan Nezam-ul-Edalah(zolfaghari) ...
More information about Villages in Zanjan
Villages in Zanjan
in Zanjan City
Other villages can be named as 'Dah Sheer Oliya' in Ijrud and 'Golabar Sangi' that can be places of interest. MORE
Other villages can be named as 'Dah Sheer Oliya' in Ijrud and 'Golabar Sangi' that can be places of interest.
More information about Zanjan Rood River in Zanjan
Zanjan Rood River
in Zanjan City
AKA: Zanjanrood, Zanjanrud, ZanjanChai and Zanjan-Chay (Persian: زنجان رود - زنجان چای) This river originates from Chaman Soltanieh and the Aq Daq Mountains. After flowing through ... MORE
AKA: Zanjanrood, Zanjanrud, ZanjanChai and Zanjan-Chay (Persian: زنجان رود - زنجان چای) This river originates from Chaman Soltanieh and the Aq Daq Mountains. After flowing through a part of the outskirts of Zanjan and the territory of Chaipareh, together with smaller rivers, joins the Qezel Ozan River ...
More information about Other Rivers in Zanjan
Other Rivers in Zanjan
in Zanjan City
There are many rivers in Zanjan Province and near Zanjan City. Zanjanrood (AKA Zanjān River, Zanjanchai, ZanjanChay), Ijrud in Zanjan, Khorood and Bozinehrood in Khoda Bandeh. and ... MORE
There are many rivers in Zanjan Province and near Zanjan City. Zanjanrood (AKA Zanjān River, Zanjanchai, ZanjanChay), Ijrud in Zanjan, Khorood and Bozinehrood in Khoda Bandeh. and Also Qezel Ozan (Qezel Owzan) forms a part of the two rivers that combine to form the Sefid Rood River, flows eastwards ...
These plain knives and a variety of pocket knives and switch blades, carpets, 'Charoq' (AKA Charogh) (a local type of women shoe) filigree work, silver and a variety of 'Kilim' ... MORE
These plain knives and a variety of pocket knives and switch blades, carpets, 'Charoq' (AKA Charogh) (a local type of women shoe) filigree work, silver and a variety of 'Kilim' (AKA Glim) (a coarse carpet or rug) and 'Jajim' or (loosely woven woolen carpet).
More information about Qezel Ozan in Zanjan
Qezel Ozan
in Zanjan City
Ghezel Ozan river finds its source in the mountains of Kurdestan, and meandering through the winter residing quarters (Qishlaq or Gheshlaagh) of the Afshar terrain, finds its way to ... MORE
Ghezel Ozan river finds its source in the mountains of Kurdestan, and meandering through the winter residing quarters (Qishlaq or Gheshlaagh) of the Afshar terrain, finds its way to the suburbs of Khoda Bandeh. Thereby entering Zanjan province. Qezel Ozan (Qezel Owzan) forms a part of the two rivers ...
Due to climatic and geographical variations of this province the flora and fauna adapts itself to these charges. The protected areas of Zanjan province are: The Angooran Protected ... MORE
Due to climatic and geographical variations of this province the flora and fauna adapts itself to these charges. The protected areas of Zanjan province are: The Angooran Protected Area, in the Angooran district covering an area of approximately 111,000 hectares. The Shahrein Protected Area, Located ...
Zanjan province has suitable vegetation regarding pasture. The vicinity of Chaman Soltanieh is one of the most noted here. Unfortunately this province does not have dense forests and ... MORE
Zanjan province has suitable vegetation regarding pasture. The vicinity of Chaman Soltanieh is one of the most noted here. Unfortunately this province does not have dense forests and its forestry areas are sparsely covered or are made up of manually planted trees. In the areas of Tarom-e-Oliya (Upper ...
More information about Zanjan Old Bridges in Zanjan
Zanjan Old Bridges
in Zanjan City
Zanjan province has many old and ancient, historical bridges such as Meer Bahaudin Zanjan (Mir Baha'ddin Bridge) on the Zanjan Rood or Zanjan River (Zanjanrud). The Sandar Bridge ... MORE
Zanjan province has many old and ancient, historical bridges such as Meer Bahaudin Zanjan (Mir Baha'ddin Bridge) on the Zanjan Rood or Zanjan River (Zanjanrud). The Sandar Bridge (Pol-e Sardar) south of the city of Zanjan and the Haj Seyed Mohammad Bridge south east of Zanjan which is a remnant ...
More information about Galjik Historical Cave in Zanjan
Galjik Historical Cave
in Zanjan City
This cave is located in the heights facing the Haj Arah village of Zanjan. At present no road way facilities are provided and the only way to get there is to trek. This large cave ... MORE
This cave is located in the heights facing the Haj Arah village of Zanjan. At present no road way facilities are provided and the only way to get there is to trek. This large cave has come about from limestone deposits. Remnants in these caves date back thousands of years at least 16-30000 years BC. In ...
More information about Kharmanehsar Cave in Zanjan
Kharmanehsar Cave
in Zanjan City
The said cave is located in the heights of the Kharmanehsar Mountains in the village of Shah Neshan. A type of granite and white limestone have formed columns and hangings (Stalagtites ... MORE
The said cave is located in the heights of the Kharmanehsar Mountains in the village of Shah Neshan. A type of granite and white limestone have formed columns and hangings (Stalagtites and Stalagmites) very similar to those of a chandelier, suspended from the roof of the cave. Needless to say this natural ...
More information about Other Imamzadehs in Zanjan
Other Imamzadehs
in Zanjan City
Other mausoleums of Zanjan province worth mentioning are: Imamzadeh Mohammad, Imamzadeh Ebrahim, Imamzadeh Yahya, mausoleum of Peer Sakineh Khatoon and the Gol mausoleum of Abhar. MORE
Other mausoleums of Zanjan province worth mentioning are: Imamzadeh Mohammad, Imamzadeh Ebrahim, Imamzadeh Yahya, mausoleum of Peer Sakineh Khatoon and the Gol mausoleum of Abhar.
More information about La'l Kan Mountain in Zanjan
La'l Kan Mountain
in Zanjan City
These mountains rise to a height of 3,050 m. and are located south west of the village of Yasti Qaleh (Angooran). These mountains from the north west frontier join up to the Belqeis ... MORE
These mountains rise to a height of 3,050 m. and are located south west of the village of Yasti Qaleh (Angooran). These mountains from the north west frontier join up to the Belqeis Mountains and from the east to the Qizlar Qalehsi Mountains and form a part of the Girkh Bolaq (Chehel Cheshmeh) Mountains.
Other peaks or summits are named as, Baba Gildar (west of Halab village, Zanjan), Chaal in the village of Khorjahan Zanjan, Qibleh Daq in the village of Zarin Abad Zanjan. Yaan Balaq ... MORE
Other peaks or summits are named as, Baba Gildar (west of Halab village, Zanjan), Chaal in the village of Khorjahan Zanjan, Qibleh Daq in the village of Zarin Abad Zanjan. Yaan Balaq Daqi Sandan Daqi, Arkan, Sefid and many others.
Other hot springs are named as: Garmab Mineral Water Spring, in a section of Ijrud. Hot springs of Abdollah (village) between Zanjan - Tabriz, thermal springs of Qeydar and many others. MORE
Other hot springs are named as: Garmab Mineral Water Spring, in a section of Ijrud. Hot springs of Abdollah (village) between Zanjan - Tabriz, thermal springs of Qeydar and many others.
This is similar to a 'Thanks Giving' ceremony after the harvest is collected from the fields in early autumn. In this ritual each rural family saves about 20 sq.m. of his crop (wheat) ... MORE
This is similar to a 'Thanks Giving' ceremony after the harvest is collected from the fields in early autumn. In this ritual each rural family saves about 20 sq.m. of his crop (wheat) on their respective field and harvests the rest. The crop left aside is known as 'Halla' and remains on the field tile ...
More information about Nikpay Caravanserai in Zanjan
Nikpay Caravanserai
in Zanjan City
Nikpey Caravanserai (Nikpay Caravansary) Also known as Shah Abbasi Caravanserai has been nearly destroyed completely and only part of it remains. It reveals the fact of being built ... MORE
Nikpey Caravanserai (Nikpay Caravansary) Also known as Shah Abbasi Caravanserai has been nearly destroyed completely and only part of it remains. It reveals the fact of being built with red brick and from architectural point of view it is a caravansary with four porticos.
More information about Saein Qaleh Hill in Zanjan
Saein Qaleh Hill
in Zanjan City
Saein Ghaleh (Sain Qaleh) hillock is situated within the vicinity of Imamzadeh Yahya (a place of pilgrimage). This tapeh extends to an area of 60m. x 4 m. and stands 4 m. in height. ... MORE
Saein Ghaleh (Sain Qaleh) hillock is situated within the vicinity of Imamzadeh Yahya (a place of pilgrimage). This tapeh extends to an area of 60m. x 4 m. and stands 4 m. in height. The above mentioned area is said to have been a place for human settlement, in three different periods through out the ...
More information about Sanduq Sandaran Mountain in Zanjan
Sanduq Sandaran Mountain
in Zanjan City
Sanduq Sandaran Mountain in Anguran District reach up to a height of 3,298 m. and are located to the south of the village of Alam Kondi in the vicinity of Urbad. MORE
Sanduq Sandaran Mountain in Anguran District reach up to a height of 3,298 m. and are located to the south of the village of Alam Kondi in the vicinity of Urbad.
This mineral water spring Also known as Vananagh Hot Spring (Ab-e Garm-e Vananaq) is located between the cities of Zanjan and Mianeh, 21 km from Zanjan (Between Vananaq and Lagahi ... MORE
This mineral water spring Also known as Vananagh Hot Spring (Ab-e Garm-e Vananaq) is located between the cities of Zanjan and Mianeh, 21 km from Zanjan (Between Vananaq and Lagahi Village in Zanjan Province). High in mineral content these waters are good for rheumatoid and nervous disorders.
More information about Sarcham Caravanserai in Zanjan
Sarcham Caravanserai
in Zanjan City
Sarcham Caravansary (Sar-Cham Caravanserai) or ancient inn, was one of the most important points in the way of trade and commerce on the route of Ray to Azarbayjan in the 8th century ... MORE
Sarcham Caravansary (Sar-Cham Caravanserai) or ancient inn, was one of the most important points in the way of trade and commerce on the route of Ray to Azarbayjan in the 8th century AH. and was inaugurated during the reign of the Ilkhanan (734 AH.) This so called 'inn' comprises of a central ...
More information about Golabar Historical Mosque in Zanjan
Golabar Historical Mosque
in Zanjan City
Golabar Historical Mosque (Golaber Mosque) is situated in the village of Golabar (Golaber) of Zanjan and consists of a mosque and a Khaneqah. The mosque is a small square structure ... MORE
Golabar Historical Mosque (Golaber Mosque) is situated in the village of Golabar (Golaber) of Zanjan and consists of a mosque and a Khaneqah. The mosque is a small square structure with inscriptions on all sides. The altar of which is constructed of stone and has the sacred names (of the Imams) engraved ...
More information about Abdal Mountain in Zanjan
Abdal Mountain
in Zanjan City
These mountains are to the north of the village of Khorjahan (Angooran) and stands 3,099 m. in height. The Angooran Chay, Takhte Yourd and Darvand Rivers form their sources here. The ... MORE
These mountains are to the north of the village of Khorjahan (Angooran) and stands 3,099 m. in height. The Angooran Chay, Takhte Yourd and Darvand Rivers form their sources here. The southern slopes of these mountains face the village of Argooran, whilst the northern side faces the village of Urbad.
More information about Imamzadeh Yahya in Zanjan
Imamzadeh Yahya
in Zanjan City
Emamzadeh Yahya (Imamzadeh Yahia) is located in Sa'in Qaleh (Saein Ghaleh) of Zanjan. It is said that this tomb belongs to one of the grand sons of Imam Kazem (AS). This mausoleum ... MORE
Emamzadeh Yahya (Imamzadeh Yahia) is located in Sa'in Qaleh (Saein Ghaleh) of Zanjan. It is said that this tomb belongs to one of the grand sons of Imam Kazem (AS). This mausoleum has 12 sides. In the centre of the mausoleum is an intricately carved wooden chest. Many fine inscriptions can be noted ...
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