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Tourist attractions in URMIA (city)

More information about Orumieh Lake in Urmia
Orumieh Lake
in Urmia City
The province of West Azarbayjan has the largest lake of Iran in its territory, known as Lake Orumieh. This lake is at an altitude of 1,267 m. from the sea level, with a length of 130-140 ... MORE
The province of West Azarbayjan has the largest lake of Iran in its territory, known as Lake Orumieh. This lake is at an altitude of 1,267 m. from the sea level, with a length of 130-140 km, the width being approximately 15-50 km. and at an average depth of 50-60 m. Its waters are extremely salty (twice ...
Urmia ancient bazaar has an old and new texture present in the southeast corner of the city. The major construction is of brick work. Inspite of diversity of architecture of domes, ... MORE
Urmia ancient bazaar has an old and new texture present in the southeast corner of the city. The major construction is of brick work. Inspite of diversity of architecture of domes, ceilings and springs which was due to construction of any part in different periods of time, the whole layout is simple. ...
This historical structure is to the southeast of Orumieh and the date 580 AH. can be noted on three inscriptions in the Kufic script placed on the entrance door. There is a possibility ... MORE
This historical structure is to the southeast of Orumieh and the date 580 AH. can be noted on three inscriptions in the Kufic script placed on the entrance door. There is a possibility that the brick tower of Segonbad was constructed in the 6th century AH.
Kaboodan Island (Qoyundağı adası or Quyun Daqi Island) is the largest islands of the lake Orumieh (Urmia Lake), located to the east of which and covering an area of about 3,175 hectares. ... MORE
Kaboodan Island (Qoyundağı adası or Quyun Daqi Island) is the largest islands of the lake Orumieh (Urmia Lake), located to the east of which and covering an area of about 3,175 hectares. Its vegetation being generally short scrubs and a variety of trees bearing wild fruits and nuts. Mammals such as ...
St. Mary Church (Also known as Naneh Maryam Church) is an ancient Assyrian church located in the city of Urmia (Orumieh). It is considered by some historians to be the second oldest ... MORE
St. Mary Church (Also known as Naneh Maryam Church) is an ancient Assyrian church located in the city of Urmia (Orumieh). It is considered by some historians to be the second oldest church in Christendom after the Church of the Nativity in Bethlehem in the West Bank. It suffices to say that it was ...
Maar-Sargiz Historical Church (Marserkis, Marsarkis Church, Sir Church) is located on the hillside of Ser/Sir Mountain (12 km West of the city of Orumiyeh / Urmia) and the village ... MORE
Maar-Sargiz Historical Church (Marserkis, Marsarkis Church, Sir Church) is located on the hillside of Ser/Sir Mountain (12 km West of the city of Orumiyeh / Urmia) and the village is located in the foothills of the same name. This church was built under the orders of Shirin (the wife of the Sassanian ...
More information about Sardar Mosque in Urmia
Sardar Mosque
in Urmia City
The Sardar or Sa'atloo Mosque (Sa’atlu) has been constructed during the Qajar period. In the year 1951 a huge clock was affixed on the entrance and was then reputedly known as ... MORE
The mosque in Iran's northwestern city of Oroumiyeh (also Urmiye) was constructed in Qajar era (1785-1925) by Abdol Samad Khan, forefather of Azim al-Saltaneh Sardar.
This church is situated in a garden in an old locality of the city in Janveslu Village near Urmia (at south-west of Urmia City). The construction of which dates back to the 7th century ... MORE
This church is situated in a garden in an old locality of the city in Janveslu Village near Urmia (at south-west of Urmia City). The construction of which dates back to the 7th century AD. and the end of the Sassanian Dynasty. This 4 square metres church is one of the smallest churches in the world ...
More information about Ashk Island in Urmia
Ashk Island
in Urmia City
ASHK Island lies to the south of the Island of Kaboodan and 40 km. from the port of Golman Khaneh. This island has a 'sweet water' spring and provides a natural habitat for ... MORE
ASHK Island lies to the south of the Island of Kaboodan and 40 km. from the port of Golman Khaneh. This island has a 'sweet water' spring and provides a natural habitat for resident and immigrant birds. One of the rarest species of wildlife known as the 'Iranian follow deer' is found ...
This mausoleum is in a village 12 km. from Orumieh and dates back to the Zandiyeh period or early Qajar era. From the architectural point of view this mausoleum is uniquely interesting. MORE
This mausoleum is in a village 12 km. from Orumieh and dates back to the Zandiyeh period or early Qajar era. From the architectural point of view this mausoleum is uniquely interesting.
More information about Orumieh Museum in Urmia
Orumieh Museum
in Urmia City
The said museum was constructed in the year 1967 in this city. It comprises of various sections exhibiting ancient, historical articles, two segments which are devoted to anthropology ... MORE
The said museum was constructed in the year 1967 in this city. It comprises of various sections exhibiting ancient, historical articles, two segments which are devoted to anthropology and a library.
More information about Bakhshi Castle in Urmia
Bakhshi Castle
in Urmia City
This castle is on a deformed conical shaped mountain near the coast of Lake Orumieh overlooking a green plain. To the east of the said mountain there is an inscription written in the ... MORE
This castle is on a deformed conical shaped mountain near the coast of Lake Orumieh overlooking a green plain. To the east of the said mountain there is an inscription written in the Elamite script. In excavations made in this castle some earthenware, copper and metal vessels have been discovered. Some ...
More information about Bardook Village Castle in Urmia
Bardook Village Castle
in Urmia City
This castle is 6 km. from the village of Bardook in the vicinity of Somay-e-Baradoost and has a defense rampart in three sections. The defense rampart is made of stone slabs with semi-circular ... MORE
This castle is 6 km. from the village of Bardook in the vicinity of Somay-e-Baradoost and has a defense rampart in three sections. The defense rampart is made of stone slabs with semi-circular columns. The entrance a square shaped doorway has been placed in the deperation of middle side of the castle. ...
More information about Chahar Borj Edifice in Urmia
Chahar Borj Edifice
in Urmia City
This is a large structure constructed under the orders of Reza Qoli Khan Beglarbegi. This edifice has various artistically decorated rooms inclusive of the 'interior-quarters', (known ... MORE
This is a large structure constructed under the orders of Reza Qoli Khan Beglarbegi. This edifice has various artistically decorated rooms inclusive of the 'interior-quarters', (known as the private section for ladies of edifice), the exterior-quarters, bath and … To the four corners of this structure ...
More information about Dom Dom Castle in Urmia
Dom Dom Castle
in Urmia City
This castle was constructed in the year 1018AH., on the Dom-Dom Mountain, 18 km. southwest of Orumieh. The castle stands at a great height and is composed of 5 sections. MORE
This castle was constructed in the year 1018AH., on the Dom-Dom Mountain, 18 km. southwest of Orumieh. The castle stands at a great height and is composed of 5 sections.
More information about Doqooz Peleh Ice pit in Urmia
Doqooz Peleh Ice pit
in Urmia City
This water reservoir is in the ancient section of the city called Asqar Khan. It is from the Qajar era and made of gray polished stone. The roof is of brick along with the spring which ... MORE
This water reservoir is in the ancient section of the city called Asqar Khan. It is from the Qajar era and made of gray polished stone. The roof is of brick along with the spring which is also in brick-work.
More information about Esmail Aqa Castle in Urmia
Esmail Aqa Castle
in Urmia City
This castle was built in the second half of the 19 century. It is located on a mountain, 18 km. west of Orumieh, on fringes of Nazloo Chay river. This castle is related to the Qajar ... MORE
This castle was built in the second half of the 19 century. It is located on a mountain, 18 km. west of Orumieh, on fringes of Nazloo Chay river. This castle is related to the Qajar era. The remnants of this fort consists of a crypt of stone from the Orartoie period, with regular engravings, an entrance, ...
More information about Mirdavood Cave in Urmia
Mirdavood Cave
in Urmia City
The said cave has been registered by The Cultural Heritage Organization of Iran as being one of the earliest dwellings of man. This cave measures 5,100 m. in length. MORE
The said cave has been registered by The Cultural Heritage Organization of Iran as being one of the earliest dwellings of man. This cave measures 5,100 m. in length.
More information about Qarlidom Rocky Tomb in Urmia
Qarlidom Rocky Tomb
in Urmia City
This mausoleum is to the north of Darreh-ye-Band. It is devoid of artistic decorations and belongs to the Otartoie tribes dating to the first Millennium BC. MORE
This mausoleum is to the north of Darreh-ye-Band. It is devoid of artistic decorations and belongs to the Otartoie tribes dating to the first Millennium BC.
More information about Sang-e-Kazem Khan Castle in Urmia
Sang-e-Kazem Khan Castle
in Urmia City
This is a rock 350 m. in height. The rock has been cut out to form a pathway right to the peak, where there is s strong sentry post with a marble doorway. This castle is in two storeys ... MORE
This is a rock 350 m. in height. The rock has been cut out to form a pathway right to the peak, where there is s strong sentry post with a marble doorway. This castle is in two storeys and was utilized by the household of Kazem Khan. This castle has only one door opening out on a paved road. In the ...
More information about Tamar Fire Temple in Urmia
Tamar Fire Temple
in Urmia City
This fire-temple is 2 km. from the Tamar Village in the vicinity of 'Mahal Anzal' in the suburb of the city of Orumieh. This fire-temple dates back to the Achaemenian era, and most ... MORE
This fire-temple is 2 km. from the Tamar Village in the vicinity of 'Mahal Anzal' in the suburb of the city of Orumieh. This fire-temple dates back to the Achaemenian era, and most probably was constructed during the years 530-550 BC.
This church is located out side the Orumieh city on the slopes of the Marqoor Yagoos Mountain. The structure of the said is probably related to the Sassanian era. MORE
This church is located out side the Orumieh city on the slopes of the Marqoor Yagoos Mountain. The structure of the said is probably related to the Sassanian era.
More information about Menareh Mosque in Urmia
Menareh Mosque
in Urmia City
This mosque has been situated in Amir Nezam sector of Orumieh and has a long brick made minaret which was constructed during the Qajar era.The external facade of the mosque has beautiful ... MORE
This mosque has been situated in Amir Nezam sector of Orumieh and has a long brick made minaret which was constructed during the Qajar era.The external facade of the mosque has beautiful ornamental works. The terminal fringes are adorned by seven colored tile works. Utilization of small square shaped ...
More information about A'zam Mosque in Urmia
A'zam Mosque
in Urmia City
This mosque was formerly known as the Bazaar Bash Mosque being located close to the square of wheat- sellers and the bazaar of the city. The mosque has unique architectural finish ... MORE
This mosque was formerly known as the Bazaar Bash Mosque being located close to the square of wheat- sellers and the bazaar of the city. The mosque has unique architectural finish and was under repair in the year 1972.
More information about Orumieh Jame' Mosque in Urmia
Orumieh Jame' Mosque
in Urmia City
This historical mosque has been repaired from time to time and is located in the center of the ancient bazaar of this city. The ancient dome of this mosque has been related to the ... MORE
This historical mosque has been repaired from time to time and is located in the center of the ancient bazaar of this city. The ancient dome of this mosque has been related to the period of the Saljuqians and its altar to the Eilkhanian era 676 AH. Evidence of broken articles found in excavations from ...
More information about Espeer Island in Urmia
Espeer Island
in Urmia City
This island covers an area of 1.151 hectares, located to the west of the Kaboodan island and 27 km. from the port of Golman Khaneh. This island provide a natural habitat for birds. ... MORE
This island covers an area of 1.151 hectares, located to the west of the Kaboodan island and 27 km. from the port of Golman Khaneh. This island provide a natural habitat for birds. The islasnd also has one jetty. These islands have facilities for swimming and water sports.
More information about Haftabeh Mineral Spring in Urmia
Haftabeh Mineral Spring
in Urmia City
This spring lies in the village of Margoor one kilometer to the east of Haftabeh village. The water of this spring gushes out under pressure, and is a thermal spring. MORE
This spring lies in the village of Margoor one kilometer to the east of Haftabeh village. The water of this spring gushes out under pressure, and is a thermal spring.
This spring is to the southwest of the village of Kalovans. Its outflow frequency is approximately 3 lit/sec with diverse minerals. MORE
This spring is to the southwest of the village of Kalovans. Its outflow frequency is approximately 3 lit/sec with diverse minerals.
More information about Qeinerjah Spring in Urmia
Qeinerjah Spring
in Urmia City
The Qeinerjah Spring lies 27 km. at the Orumieh - Salmas Road. Its water extrudes from two places. MORE
The Qeinerjah Spring lies 27 km. at the Orumieh - Salmas Road. Its water extrudes from two places.
More information about Zanbil Mineral Springs in Urmia
Zanbil Mineral Springs
in Urmia City
The Zanbil Springs are located 36 km. northeast of Orumieh, east of Separqan and on the eastern slopes of the Zanbil Mounains, in the village of Nazloo Chay. It has a circular pool ... MORE
The Zanbil Springs are located 36 km. northeast of Orumieh, east of Separqan and on the eastern slopes of the Zanbil Mounains, in the village of Nazloo Chay. It has a circular pool from which permenantly gas evaporates. The distance between this spring and lake Orumieh is less than a kilometer.
This river originates from the mountains of Chehel Cheshmeh of Kurdestan. After flowing through the western part of the vast alluvial plain of Miandoab it divides into branches, ultimately ... MORE
This river originates from the mountains of Chehel Cheshmeh of Kurdestan. After flowing through the western part of the vast alluvial plain of Miandoab it divides into branches, ultimately flowing into lake Orumieh. The length of this river being 300 km. and its river basin being over 1100 sq. km. On ...
More information about Natural History Musem in Urmia
Natural History Musem
in Urmia City
The province of West Azarbayjan has two Natural History Museums. One in the University of Orumieh and the other in the Environmental Directorate (regional office of the Department ... MORE
The province of West Azarbayjan has two Natural History Museums. One in the University of Orumieh and the other in the Environmental Directorate (regional office of the Department of The Environment). Exhibits of different animals, mammals, birds, reptiles, wildlife species and a variety of insects ...
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