Zahhak Castle

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  • Zahhak castle more reachable as stone walkway completed 2020-11-27 22:10

    Zahhak castle more reachable as stone walkway completed

    TEHRAN – Zahhak castle has now become more reachable to modern visitors as a stone pedestrian walkway has been finalized to the once unconquerable monument.

  • A view of Narin Castle with a scenic vista of Meybod in the background 2020-11-23 10:47

    By Afshin Majlesi

    14 of the greatest castles, fortresses, and citadels in Iran

    Since antiquity, mankind has assumed the need to fortify properties to survive in an ever-changing world of invasion and conquest.Commencing from simple earthworks and wooden walls, fortifications were gradually evolved into complex, unconquerable imposing citadels.

  • Awe-inspiring, ancient and lonely: Zahhak Castle 2020-05-25 10:48

    Awe-inspiring, ancient and lonely: Zahhak Castle

    Sightseers pay a visit to the ruined Zahhak Castle which is perched on a hillside near Hashtroud, northwest Iran, on May 19, 2020. 

  • Ancient castles and fortresses in Iran: Zahhak Castle 2020-05-17 18:38

    Ancient castles and fortresses in Iran: Zahhak Castle

    Even though Iran is better known for foreign tourists by magnificent mosques, labyrinthine bazaars, madrasas, wind-catchers, ancient cities like Persepolis, which was once the ceremonial capital of the Persian Empire, the nation does have a large number of rather forgotten historical heritages like tens of ruined castles.