Ashkezar Village (Ashkizaar, Ashkezaar) is situated in the northwest of Yazd, and has a temperate, tropical climate. Ashkeen Zaal, a feudal lord, built this village during the Parthian period. In order to fight against the moving sands, tamarisk forests ...
The Arg of Karim Khan or Karim Khan Prison was the residence of Karim Khan and where he ruled. It was built in 1180 AH (1766-7) as part of a complex during the Zand dynasty and is named after Karim Khan, and served as his living quarters. It is the biggest and the most important building of the Zand Dynasty. The citadel is located North-East of Shiraz. Its shape resembles a medieval fortress.
Falak-ol-Aflak castle (in Khorram abad) is amongst the most important structures built during the Sassanid era. It has been known by a number of names since it was built over 1800 years ago. Recorded names have referred to it as Shapur-Khast or Sabr-Khast fortress, Dezbaz, Khoramabad castle, and ultimately the Falak-ol-Aflak Castle.
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.
Zahhak Castle history goes back to 3000 years ago, which was an important place for ancient Persian people of Mannaeans, Medes, and later on Parthian and Sasanian. This castle is near Hashtrud city in East Azerbaijan province.
BABAK Fort (Ghaleh Babak or Babak Castle) located 5 km. southwest of Kalibar, at 2,600 m. above sea level in East Azerbaijan Province of IRAN. Surrounding the castle are valleys and only access to this structure is through a narrow track. It was from ...
Pashtoo castle is one of the most valuable and the most interesting monuments of the Ahar town is Horand castle, or Poshtab which has been on the highest mountain between the Poshtab and Kovjan villages.
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