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Takab City

Takab
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 the Sassanian era is located known as Azar Goshasb (one of the three large fire-temples of the Sassanian periods). The remnants of which remains within a rampant, in addition to a natural spring and a large pool.

It is believed that the city of Sheez stood here, but due to the volcanic eruptions of the Zendan Mountains or for some other unknown reason, this city was turned to rubble and is no more.

Takab has long been one of the centers for production of the famous Afshar rugs. Weaving in Takab flourished in the Safavid era.
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Takab
Takab
Takht-e Soleyman - Takaab
Takht-e Soleyman - Takaab
Takaab
Takht-e Soleyman - Takaab
Takaab
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EXPLORE ATTRACTIONS IN Takab
The aggregate of the Takht-e-Soleiman monument (Takht-e-Soleyman or Azar Goshnasp Fire Temple) is placed on a natural high land, about 20 m. above the surrounding plain. ... MORE
Karafto Caves (Karaftou Historical Caves) is located in a castle by the same name between Divandareh and Saqez, 20 km. north of this route in Kurdestan Province. This relic ... MORE
Category: Caves
This cave is near Takab, 40 km. from the ancient monument of Takht-e-Soleiman. It is 2950 m. above the sea level. This cave has come into existence by volcanic activity and ... MORE
Category: Caves
This cave is located in Kahriz of Takab. It is about 3 m. in length and width, and its opening is approximately 2 m. in radius. MORE
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