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Roodkhan Castle or Ghaleh Roodkhan is a Sassanid era military complex located 25 km Southwest of Fouman, nicely built at the two peaks of a mountain at elevations of 715 and 670 meters.
Tags :Sassanid , Roodkhan , Castle , Fouman , Gilan


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Sassanid era Dara City/Fortress in Mesapotamia, today's Oghuz village of Turkey fell into Roman hands when Euphrates became the Roman-Sassanid border.Because of its strategic importance, it became the scene of Roman-Persian conflicts of the 6th century.
Tags :Sassanid , Dara , City , Mesopotamia , Turkey , Castle , Fortress


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Fars Province/Firouzabad: Sassanid king Ardeshir 1 (Babakan) Palace.also known as the Atashkadeh is a castle located on the slopes of the mountain on which Ghaleh Dokhtar is situated on Built in AD 224.
Tags :Sassanid , Firouzabad , Ardeshir 1 , Palace , Babakan , Ardeshir Babakan Palace , Castle , Ghaledokhtar


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What is particularly interesting about Ardeshir Babakan Palace is that its architectural design does not exactly fall into that of the Parthians or even Sassanid category; the design is a unique design particular to architects of Fars/Persis.
Tags :Sassanid , Firouzabad , Ardeshir 1 , Palace , Babakan , Ardeshir Babakan Palace , Castle


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1500 years old Beyazeh Castle/Arc in Nayeen was built during Sassanid era but it was used in post Islamic times.During Ismailiyeh, it became headquarters for Hasan Sabbah followers.It was the only enduring castle against Hasan Kashi cannon raids in 1909.
Tags :Sassanid , Castle , Nayeen , Arc , Citadel


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A commercial ship at the harbor near the Portuguese Castle in Hormoz Island on shores of the Persian Gulf.Hormuz Island was liberated on Apr, 21, 1622. from Portuguese invasion by Shah Abbas the Great with help from the British navy.
Tags :Persian , Gulf , Hormoz , Island , Portuguese , Castle , Hormoz Island , Ship , Harbor , Sea , IRI


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Remains of a Portuguese Castle on the Qeshm Island is a tourist attraction. In 1515, Albuquerque returned to Persian Gulf with 27 battleships and started an occupation that lasted for almost a century until Shah Abbas the Great kicked them out.
Tags :Qeshm , Island , Portuguese , Castle , Chador , Women , Tourist , Hijab , Palm , Persian Gulf


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Sassanid era Markooh Castle is located near Ramsar on the road to Tonekabon. Markooh castle has been renovated and used in different post-Islamic periods as a military base during raids. The western wall is 10m long and still remains intact.
Tags :Sassanid , Ramsar , Markooh , Castle , Mazandaran , Ketalem and Sadat Shahr


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Qazvin Alamout Castle, or,Ghaleh Hasan Sabbah on a cliff on mountain top near the Gazor Khan village has an area of 2000 m2. In 1090 the fortress was infiltrated and occupied by Hasan Sabbah the founder of powerful Assassins or Hashashin
Tags :Qazvin , Alamout , Castle , Mountain , Citadel , Hashashin , Alamut Castle


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Path through the Forest in Gilan that leads to Roodkhan Castle, a Sassanid era fortified complex in the splendid vicinity of Fouman. Also known as Ghaleh Rookhan; Roodkhan is the short form of Roodkhaneh meaning river in Gilaki dialect of Iran.
Tags :Gilan , Fouman , Roodkhan , Castle , Forest


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Walking through the breathtaking Autumn Forests in Gilan near the historical Castle named Ghaleh Roodkhan 25 km Southwest of Fouman, After passing a mountainous winding road the splendid medieval castle with strong walls emerges frrom the woods,
Tags :Gilan , Fouman , Roodkhan , Castle , Autumn , Forest


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The Green Forest near Roodkhan Castle 25 km to Fouman in Gilan Province. Gilan, the province of rain and evergreen is a major tourist attraction because of its natural beauty, rich culture, good food and hospitality.
Tags :Gilan , Fouman , Roodkhan , Castle , Green , Forest


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After passing a mountainous winding road through marvelous natural beauties of green Gilan,the splendid Roodkhan castle with strong walls approximately 1550 meters wide dazzles the eyes with 65 towers built on 2.6 acres of land.
Tags :Gilan , Fouman , Roodkhan , Castle , Forest , Wall


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Miniature painting from Ostad Kamaloddin Behzad illustrates a poem from Haftpeykar of Nezami in which Khornagh Castle/Palace is being built Castle in Hirah (an ancient city located 6 km south of Kufah in south-central Iraq) Satrapy of Sassanid Empire.
Tags :Sassanid , Hirah , Castle , Behzad , Nezami , Miniature , Lakhmid


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In Abbasabd Lake near Behshahr city of Mazandaran Province, there is remains of a castle attributed to Shah Abbas of the Safavid Dynasty. The place is a touristic attraction for lovers of Iranian history and nature.
Tags :Mazandaran , Behshahr , Abbasabad , Lake , Castle


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Narin/Narenj Castle in Meybod of Yazd is a pre-Islamic building which has been repaired many times.
Tags :Castle , Meybod , Yazd , Sassanid


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Babak Khorramdin's Castle on top of a mountain in East Azerbaijan.Babak was the leader of Javidanian or Khorramian and staged an uprising against Abbasi Caliphs in 816 AD. Babak was betrayed by Afshin and was executed in Samara.
Tags :Babak Khorramdin , Castle , Azarbaijan , Kalibar , Babak Castle


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Sassanid Hezar Darb (Thousand Gates) Castle in Darreshahr of Elam
Tags :Hezar Darb , Castle , Sassanid , Elam



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The Castle in Kalat built by Nader Shah also called the building of the sun
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Sassanid Dejposht Castle in Abdanan located on a high hill
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Babak Khorramdin Castle in East Azarbaijan, the city of Kaliber. Babak was the leader of Javidanian or Khorramian and staged an uprising against Abbasi Caliphs in 816 AD. Babak was betrayed by Afshin and was executed in Samara.
Tags :Babak Khorramdin , Castle , East , Azarbaijan , Kalibar , Babak Castle


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Sassanid king Ardeshir Babakan castle
Tags :Ardeshir , Castle , Sassanid , Ghaledokhtar


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Located 25 km southwest of Fouman Roodkhan Castle is a military complex which had been constructed during the Seljuk Dynasty.The Castle is built on two tips of a mount, with an area of 50,000 square meters.
Tags :Fouman , Roodkhan , Castle , Seljuk , Gilan , Sassanid


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Qom Stone Castle Caravansaray is located 35 km NW Qom.
Tags :Qom , Stone , Castle , Caravansaray , Safavid


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Qazvin: ruins of the famous Alamout Castle where the word assassination was born.According to Hamdollah Mostowfi, the first fortress was built in 840 at an elevation of 2,100 m. It was built in a way that had only one passable artificial entrance.
Tags :Qazvin , Alamout , Castle , Hashashin , Alamut Castle


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Stable for Horses inside the Alamout Castle/ Qazvin
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Qazvin: Rocks form Shapes that resemble Human face on top of the Alamout Castle
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Qazvin Alamout Castle cheep donkey ride is available for fun or people with disabilities
Tags :Qazvin , Alamout , Castle , Donkey , Transport , Alamut Castle


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Tehran Eram Park Magic Castle (Ghale-ye-Sehramiz) Amusement Park
Tags :Tehran , Eram , Park , Magic , Castle


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Baldeh Castle located in Noor Mazandaran, used to be a very well fortified stronghold. Built during the Sassanid era, it was used until the beginning of the Safavid dynasty.
Tags :Baldeh , Castle , Noor , Mazandaran


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Karim Khan Zand Arc Castle Shiraz
Tags :Karimkhan , Zand , Arc , Castle , Shiraz , Karimkhan Arc


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Zahhak Castle Saravan
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Heydarabad Castle Khash
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Teimur Castle Zahedan
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1848 Iranshahr Old Castle used to be governor office in Baluchestan. During Naseroddin Shah's reign it was built by Firouz Mirza and was completed in 1848
Tags :1848 , Iranshahr , Castle , Governor , Baluchestan



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Cheheldokhtaran Castle Nikshahr: The building is based on large pieces of rock attached together by clay
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Noushijan hill, Atashkadeh Castle is located 20 km West of Malayer
Tags :Atashkadeh , Castle , Malayer , Hamedan , Medes


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Ashtaran Castle Tooyserkan
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Invincible castle of Babak Khorramdin on top of a mountain.Babak was the leader of Javidanian or Khorramian and staged an uprising against Abbasi Caliphs in 816 AD. Babak was betrayed by Afshin and was executed in Samara.
Tags :Castle , Babak Khorramdin , Kalibar , Babak Castle


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Roodkhan Castle was primarily used as a base for Marzban forces (border patrol) to launch surprise attacks on possible invading armies. It was also a fortified city where people escaped to in such case as Turkic bandit attacks.
Tags :Roodkhan , Castle , Fouman , Gilan , Sassanid


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Ghaleh Roodkhan can be separated into west and east sections with many rooms, a fountain in the middle, Persian Hamam, barracks, stable, secondary gate, and an inner tower. According to the Roodkhan Castle legend, it was never conquered by the enemy.
Tags :Roodkhan , Castle , Fouman , Gilan , Sassanid


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Fouman Roodkhan Castle sits at the two peaks of a mountain at elevations of 715 and 670 metres and contains strong fortifications and battlements at a length of 1,550 metres. The castle's 42 towers still stand intact.
Tags :Fouman , Roodkhan , Castle , Gilan , Sassanid


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Takhte Soleyman (Salamon's throne) Castle Takab West Azarbaijan: Built by Sassanids, a new gate was added during Ilkhanates, with a firealtar in the center. The city of Takhte-Soleyman was destroyed by Heraclius in 624 AD
Tags :Soleyman , Castle , Takab , Azarbaijan , Sassanid , Firealtar , Khosrau


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Takhte Soleyman Castle Takab Azarbaijan Sassanid, on the south side, Khosrau's terrace and bedroom are located
Tags :Soleyman , Castle , Takab , Azarbaijan , Sassanid , Firealtar , Khosrau


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Babak/Jomhour Castle in Kalibar, East Azarbaijan. Babak was the leader of Javidanian or Khorramian and staged an uprising against Abbasi Caliphs in 816 AD. Babak was betrayed by Afshin and was executed in Samara.
Tags :Babak Khorramdin , Castle , Jomhour , Azarbaijan , Kalibar , Babak Castle


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Enormous Kiz Kalesi (Girl Castle) located in Poledokhtar, East Azarbaijan
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Kiz Kalesi (Girl Castle), an architectural masterpiece located in Poledokhtar East Azarbaijan
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Kardasht Castle built by the Aras river in Qajar era near Kalibar village, East Azarbaijan
Tags :Kardasht , Castle , Qajar , Kalibar , Azarbaijan


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Ghahghaha(Laughter) Castle Kalibar, Azarbaijan was used as a prison for dissidents during Safavid era
Tags :Castle , Kalibar , Jail , Safavid , Azarbaijan


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Zahhak Castle of Maragheh is located 30 km from Ajabshir on the east coast or Urmia lake
Tags :Zahhak , Castle , Maragheh , Azarbaijan , Sassanid


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Napoleon I accepts Persian envoy Mirza Mohammed Reza Qazvini at the Finkenstein Castle, Painting by Francois Mulard at Versailles Museum
Tags :Mirza , Finkenstein , Castle , Napoleon , Qajar , Treaty , Ambassador , Painting , France


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Above:The last photograph from north side of Sassanid Nahavand Castle taken by Naseroddin Shah Qajar before destroying it in search of treasures. The images below show the main gate that was only accessible through a bridge.
Tags :Sassanid , Nahavand , Castle



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Abbasi era national hero Babak Khorramdin's Castle in Noor. Babak was the leader of Javidanian or Khorramian and staged an uprising against Abbasi Caliphs in 816 AD. Babak was betrayed by Afshin and was executed in Samara.
Tags :Abbasi , Babak Khorramdin , Castle , Noor


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A view from the inside of Portugese Castle in Qeshm Island
Tags :Qeshm , Island , Portugese , Castle


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Aerial view from the ancient Hawler Castle of Arbela in today's Erbil in Kurdistan of Iraq. It was founded by Aramaic tribes and became a religious center during the Assyrian kingdom with a temple dedicated to Ishtar.
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