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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan)

Related to Fooman city (located in Gilan province) and Shaft city
Rudkhan Castle is a brick and stone medieval castle in Iran. Located 25 km southwest of Fuman city north of Iran in Gilan province, it is a military complex which had been constructed during the Sasanian era (224-651), and later rebuilt during the Seljuq era by the Nizari Ismailis.

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Roodkhan Castle - Near Fooman
Rudkhan Castle is a brick and stone medieval fortress in Iran that was built by the Gilakis to defend against the Arab invaders during the Arab/Islamic invasion of Sassanian Iran. With the fall of the Sassanid Empire, this area became a defensive position against the Arabs in the then-newly established Tabarestan.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
Roudkhan Castle, a brick and stone medieval castle, is one of the most magnificent historical buildings in Gilan Province and is called by locals “Zhiyeh Castle”. It is a military complex which had been constructed during the Sasanian era (224-651), and later rebuilt during the Seljuq era (1037-1194) by the Nizari Ismailis.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
Iran has numerous castles. However, most of them are in dry areas. Rudkhan Castle is one of a few castles that is located in the forest. Rudkhan Castle or Hesami Castle is the name of a historical castle, 20 kilometers from the south west of Fuman in Gilan Province. Some experts believe that the castle was built in Sassanid period at the time of Arabs attack to Iran.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
Architecture, art, nature and Persian people’s history of civilization, are blended here at, a military complex in the heart of the jungle, located in 25 km southwest of Fuman city north of Iran in Gilan province.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
Twenty-five kilometers away from Fuman, lies a military complex known as Rudkhan Castle (AKA Qaleh Rudkhan in Iran). Rudkhan Castle has a long history, being one of the most ancient Persian castles. Built in the Sasanid era and later rebuilt during the hey days of Nizari Ismaili state, the castle lies in the midst of the spectacular green of forests in Gilan province.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
Roudkhan Castle, a brick and stone medieval castle, is one of the most magnificent historical buildings in Gilan Province and is called by locals “Zhiyeh Castle”. It is a military complex which had been constructed during the Sasanian era (224-651), and later rebuilt during the Seljuq era (1037-1194) by the Nizari Ismailis.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
Iran has numerous castles. However, most of them are in dry areas. Rudkhan Castle is one of a few castles that is located in the forest. Rudkhan Castle or Hesami Castle is the name of a historical castle, 20 kilometers from the south west of Fuman in Gilan Province. Some experts believe that the castle was built in Sassanid period at the time of Arabs attack to Iran.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
The Rudkhan Castle includes two parts, the citadel where the king lived there and the Armory part. The Rudkhan Castle belongs to the Sasanian era and later rebuilt during the Seljuq era by the Nizari Ismailis. It’s located on forest highs in the beautiful village of Rudkhan in Fuman County.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
Roudkhan Castle, a brick and stone medieval castle, is one of the most magnificent historical buildings in Gilan Province and is called by locals “Zhiyeh Castle”. It is a military complex which had been constructed during the Sasanian era (224-651), and later rebuilt during the Seljuq era (1037-1194) by the Nizari Ismailis.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
Iran has numerous castles. However, most of them are in dry areas. Rudkhan Castle is one of a few castles that is located in the forest. Rudkhan Castle or Hesami Castle is the name of a historical castle, 20 kilometers from the south west of Fuman in Gilan Province. Some experts believe that the castle was built in Sassanid period at the time of Arabs attack to Iran.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
Architecture, art, nature and Persian people’s history of civilization, are blended here at, a military complex in the heart of the jungle, located in 25 km southwest of Fuman city north of Iran in Gilan province.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
Roudkhan Castle, a brick and stone medieval castle, is one of the most magnificent historical buildings in Gilan Province and is called by locals “Zhiyeh Castle”. It is a military complex which had been constructed during the Sasanian era (224-651), and later rebuilt during the Seljuq era (1037-1194) by the Nizari Ismailis.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
Most fascinating fact about the old structures and monuments, is that how seemingly impossible it is now to us, to build so solid and strong buildings, robust structures, that have been standing strong through the various tests of time, be it environmental and ecological or political and human factors.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
Twenty-five kilometers away from Fuman, lies a military complex known as Rudkhan Castle (AKA Qaleh Rudkhan in Iran). Rudkhan Castle has a long history, being one of the most ancient Persian castles. Built in the Sasanid era and later rebuilt during the hey days of Nizari Ismaili state, the castle lies in the midst of the spectacular green of forests in Gilan province.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
The Rudkhan Castle includes two parts, the citadel where the king lived there and the Armory part. The Rudkhan Castle belongs to the Sasanian era and later rebuilt during the Seljuq era by the Nizari Ismailis. It’s located on forest highs in the beautiful village of Rudkhan in Fuman County.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
Roudkhan Castle, a brick and stone medieval castle, is one of the most magnificent historical buildings in Gilan Province and is called by locals “Zhiyeh Castle”. It is a military complex which had been constructed during the Sasanian era (224-651), and later rebuilt during the Seljuq era (1037-1194) by the Nizari Ismailis.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
Most fascinating fact about the old structures and monuments, is that how seemingly impossible it is now to us, to build so solid and strong buildings, robust structures, that have been standing strong through the various tests of time, be it environmental and ecological or political and human factors.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
The Rudkhan Castle includes two parts, the citadel where the king lived there and the Armory part. The Rudkhan Castle belongs to the Sasanian era and later rebuilt during the Seljuq era by the Nizari Ismailis. It’s located on forest highs in the beautiful village of Rudkhan in Fuman County.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
After crossing over the mountainous winding route and climbing the steps, the first thing that dazzles your eyes is its bi entrance gate.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
Roudkhan Castle, a brick and stone medieval castle, is one of the most magnificent historical buildings in Gilan Province and is called by locals “Zhiyeh Castle”. It is a military complex which had been constructed during the Sasanian era (224-651), and later rebuilt during the Seljuq era (1037-1194) by the Nizari Ismailis.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
In general, Roudkhan Castle is an important historical monument that has passed the test of time. This castle is currently visited by tourists from Iran and other parts of the world.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
Rudkhan Castle, called Qal’eh Rudkhan in Persian, once used to be a military fortress with an architecture partly relying on natural elements and mountainous terrain. It is situated some 25km southwest of Fuman in Gilan Province, northern Iran, where birdsong chorus and sound of tapping woodpeckers are abundant.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
Roudkhan Castle, a brick and stone medieval castle, is one of the most magnificent historical buildings in Gilan Province and is called by locals “Zhiyeh Castle”. It is a military complex which had been constructed during the Sasanian era (224-651), and later rebuilt during the Seljuq era (1037-1194) by the Nizari Ismailis.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
Rudkhan Castle, called Qal’eh Rudkhan in Persian, once used to be a military fortress with an architecture partly relying on natural elements and mountainous terrain. It is situated some 25km southwest of Fuman in Gilan Province, northern Iran, where birdsong chorus and sound of tapping woodpeckers are abundant.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
Iran has numerous castles. However, most of them are in dry areas. Rudkhan Castle is one of a few castles that is located in the forest. Rudkhan Castle or Hesami Castle is the name of a historical castle, 20 kilometers from the south west of Fuman in Gilan Province. Some experts believe that the castle was built in Sassanid period at the time of Arabs attack to Iran.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
Roudkhan Castle, a brick and stone medieval castle, is one of the most magnificent historical buildings in Gilan Province and is called by locals “Zhiyeh Castle”. It is a military complex which had been constructed during the Sasanian era (224-651), and later rebuilt during the Seljuq era (1037-1194) by the Nizari Ismailis.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
Rudkhan Castle, called Qal’eh Rudkhan in Persian, once used to be a military fortress with an architecture partly relying on natural elements and mountainous terrain. It is situated some 25km southwest of Fuman in Gilan Province, northern Iran, where birdsong chorus and sound of tapping woodpeckers are abundant.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
If you are visiting Gilan province, don’t miss the chance to see Rudkhan’s outstanding castle. It is highly recommended to start your hike early in the morning (especially in summer, when it can get very hot and humid during the day), so you can enjoy your visit in a less crowded environment.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
Rudkhan Castle, called Qal’eh Rudkhan in Persian, once used to be a military fortress with an architecture partly relying on natural elements and mountainous terrain. It is situated some 25km southwest of Fuman in Gilan Province, northern Iran, where birdsong chorus and sound of tapping woodpeckers are abundant. | Copyright: Mohammad Ranjbar
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
Rudkhan Castle, called Qal’eh Rudkhan in Persian, once used to be a military fortress with an architecture partly relying on natural elements and mountainous terrain. It is situated some 25km southwest of Fuman in Gilan Province, northern Iran, where birdsong chorus and sound of tapping woodpeckers are abundant. | Copyright: Mohammad Ranjbar
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
Most of what visitors see nowadays date back to the Seljuk-era (1037–1194) but historians estimate its original infrastructure date from the Sassanid period (224-651). Access requires a steep, sweaty but stunning minutes of walk along a streamside full of mossy rocks and pebble-studded passageways. | Copyright: Mohammad Ranjbar
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
This gorgeous castle is in fact a military complex that had been constructed by followers of the Ismailia sect during the Seljuk Dynasty. Rudkhan Castle is the largest military castle in Iran and one of the most unique ancient structures in the world.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
Rudkhan Castle, called Qal’eh Rudkhan in Persian, once used to be a military fortress with an architecture partly relying on natural elements and mountainous terrain. It is situated some 25km southwest of Fuman in Gilan Province, northern Iran, where birdsong chorus and sound of tapping woodpeckers are abundant.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
Rudkhan Castle is built mostly by brick and stone and stands on top of a strategic mountain at the elevation of 715m. It is 30km away from the city of Fuman and just nearby its hiking starting point, lies the village of Rudkhan. To reach the castle, there are hundreds of stairs to climb and that is one of the reasons this castle is also known as “The Thousand Step Castle”.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
This gorgeous castle is in fact a military complex that had been constructed by followers of the Ismailia sect during the Seljuk Dynasty. Rudkhan Castle is the largest military castle in Iran and one of the most unique ancient structures in the world.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
Rudkhan Castle, called Qal’eh Rudkhan in Persian, once used to be a military fortress with an architecture partly relying on natural elements and mountainous terrain. It is situated some 25km southwest of Fuman in Gilan Province, northern Iran, where birdsong chorus and sound of tapping woodpeckers are abundant.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
Roudkhan Castle could be called one of the wonders of Gilan's architecture. Selection of an appropriate location usage of strong construction materials application of different architectural styles formation of a variety of geometrical shapes has bestowed special grandeur to this complex.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
This gorgeous castle is in fact a military complex that had been constructed by followers of the Ismailia sect during the Seljuk Dynasty. Rudkhan Castle is the largest military castle in Iran and one of the most unique ancient structures in the world. | Copyright: Sajad Rafikhah
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
Roudkhan Castle could be called one of the wonders of Gilan's architecture. Selection of an appropriate location usage of strong construction materials application of different architectural styles formation of a variety of geometrical shapes has bestowed special grandeur to this complex.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
In general, Roudkhan Castle is an important historical monument that has passed the test of time. This castle is currently visited by tourists from Iran and other parts of the world. | Copyright: Ali Asadollahi Sooteh
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
This fortress which belongs to the Sassanid era, has been named “the Biggest Brick Fortress” of Iran, and have been nicknamed the “Castle of Thousand Steps” as you will need to take a few hundred steps to the top. Not that we want to give you a heart attack but, a moderate hiking and 935 steps is all it takes to get you to the top.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
Roudkhan Castle is one of the most magnificent historical buildings in Gilan province which is located on the crest of a mountain and is called by locals “Zhiyeh Castle”. | Copyright: Sajad Rafikhah
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
In general, Roudkhan Castle is an important historical monument that has passed the test of time. This castle is currently visited by tourists from Iran and other parts of the world. | Copyright: Ali Asadollahi Sooteh
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
This gorgeous castle is in fact a military complex that had been constructed by followers of the Ismailia sect during the Seljuk Dynasty. Rudkhan Castle is the largest military castle in Iran and one of the most unique ancient structures in the world.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
Tons of Steps but worth visiting! Rudkhan Castle is an ancient brick and stone medieval castle located 25 km southwest of Fuman city (Fooman) north of Iran in Gilan province. The castle's 42 towers still stand intact.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
In general, Roudkhan Castle is an important historical monument that has passed the test of time. This castle is currently visited by tourists from Iran and other parts of the world. | Copyright: Sama Solgi
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
After crossing over the mountainous winding route and climbing the steps, the first thing that dazzles your eyes is its bi entrance gate. Visiting this dazzling castle and picturesque landscape, make you an unforgettable and memorable adventure.
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
Located 25 km southwest of Fuman city north of Iran in Gilan province, it is a military complex which had been constructed during the Sasanian era (224-651), and later rebuilt in 1096 by the Nizari Isma'ilis, for use by the Assassins The castle is built on two tips of a mount, with an area of 2.6 hectares (6.4 acres). Its architects have benefited from natural mountainous features in the construction of the fort. | Copyright: Mohammad Mahdi Zargarian
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Rudkhan Castle (Ghaleh Roodkhan) near Fooman
In general, Roudkhan Castle is an important historical monument that has passed the test of time. This castle is currently visited by tourists from Iran and other parts of the world.
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