Historical Places


Other Bridges, Gilan

Tuesday, 25 December 2007 06:56 administrator
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 These are the follwings: The Lishavandan Bridge (Qajar period), Gaz Roodbar Bridge in the old Somiehsara Road (Qajar era), the old bridge of Shafa Rood in Talesh (Qajar period), the Kheshti Bridge in Lahijan, the Kheshti Tajan Gookeh Lahijan Bridge (Qajar period), and the Kheshti Niyakoo Bridge en route from Lahijan to Rasht (Safavid period).
 

Titi Caravansary, Lahijan

Tuesday, 25 December 2007 06:56 administrator
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On the way from Lahijan to Daylaman is a small and ancient caravansary constructed of brick, stone and gypsum. The same dates back to the Safavid era. Its founder was Khanom Titi, an aunt of one of the Safavid rulers. The exterior walls are constructed of pebbles and mortar, and its interior sections of brick and gypsum. A part of the entrance is an octagonal vestibule with a spherical brick ceiling. It has two balconies overlooking the yard.
 

Tamijan Brick Bridge, Roodsar

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The same is located at a distance of 6 km. south west of Roodsar, and is on the Tamijan River, and related to the Safavid period. The foundation is made of brick, the floor is of stone and has four wide arches. Its length is 60 m. with a width of 5 m. There are a few chambers within the bridge, so as to shelter travellers
 

Qazian Bridge and Mian Poshteh Bridge, Anzali

Tuesday, 25 December 2007 06:54 administrator
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The Mian Poshteh Bridge is the bridge connecting the provinces of Azarbayjan and Gilan. It was constructed in Mian Poshteh and Qazian during the reign of Pahlavi I. Its length is 210 m. with a width of 10 m. and is of concrete. The same is one of the spectacular works of engineering in the current century.
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Loshan Historical bridge, Loshan, Roodbar

Tuesday, 25 December 2007 06:54 administrator
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Prior to the construction of the present Qazvin - Rasht Highway, and the new concrete bridge, the old Loshan bridge was the only means of connection across the Shah Rood River. Some researchers claim that it was built in the times of Khosrow Khan Gorji, the governor of Gilan during the reign of Fath Ali Shah Qajar.
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