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Historical Places


Sanandaj and Asef Bazaar, Sananda

Friday, 04 January 2008 08:31 administrator
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From other historical relics of Kurdestan mention can be made of the Sanandaj bazaar and Asef bazaar of Sanandaj. They were constructed according to the architectural style of the Safavid period and considered valuable in this respect. 
  
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Qaslan Bath, Qorveh

Friday, 04 January 2008 08:30 administrator
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This is an old bath from the Qajar period in the Qaslan Village of Qorveh at a distance of 10 km. from Qorveh and east of Serish Abad. The internal architectural features of the bath, tile-work and other parts are noticeable. In addition to which there is an Imamzadeh and mineral water spring of Baba Gorgor which bears special importance regarding tourism.
 

Zevieh Castle, Saqez

Friday, 04 January 2008 08:30 administrator
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This castle is located 42 km. north east of Saqez, and to the west of the Karaftoo Village and in an ancient region. It was just by chance discovered in 1947. Articles found in this castle, reveal the progressive civilization of this region. One of the most famous discoveries is big gold necklace with mythical animal embossments on it. These remnants are related to the year 900 BC.
 

Qamechoqay Castle, Bijar

Friday, 04 January 2008 08:30 administrator
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The same is located at a distance of 12 km. from the Qamechoqay village of Bijar, and to the north of the Bijar - Takab Road. This archaic castle can be accounted for as a matchless one in the province, and dates to the 9th or 8th centuries BC. To the west of this structure, there is an area, a hundred meters in depth that adjoins the western platform of the castle by a difficult path.
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Hassan Abad Castle, Sanandaj

Friday, 04 January 2008 08:29 administrator
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The same is located 8 km. south of Sanandaj and was a seat of government. It was constructed during the Safavid period by Helu Khan. At present only its ruins have remained.
 


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