Falak Ol Aflak Castle khoram Abad iran
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Falak Ol Aflak Castle khoram Abad iran

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Falak-ol-Aflak Castle (in Persian: دژ شاپورخواست‎ Dež-e Shāpūr-Khwāst, in ancient times known as Dežbār as well as Shāpūr-Khwāst) is a castle situated on the top of a large hill with the same name within the city of Khorramabad, the regional capital of Lorestan province, Iran. This gigantic structure was built during the Sassanid era (226–651).The Khoramabad River runs past the eastern and south-western side of the Falak-ol-Aflak hill providing the fortress with an element of natural protection. Today, the western and northern sides of the hill are bordered by the residential districts of Khorramabad.


  • aram about 1 month ago
    thats really amaizing .iran is fantastic.
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    Imágenes cercanas en Iran


    A: inide Falak ol Aflak Castle

    por omid jafarnezhad, 110 metros de distancia

     موقعیت جغرافیایی:قلعه تاریخی فلک الافلاک بر بلندای تپه ای باستانی و در مرکز شهر خرم آباد واقع شده اس...

    inide Falak ol Aflak Castle

    B: مناره آجری خرم آباد

    por Aidin Baftechi, a 1.8 km.

      Brick Minaret is one of the historical sites in Khoram Abad - Iran. This structure have constructed...

    مناره آجری  خرم آباد

    C: Nature Khoram Abad

    por omid jafarnezhad, a 14.4 km.

    طبیعت زیبای خرم آباد نزدیک منظقه سنگ تراشان 

    Nature Khoram Abad

    D: Makhmal Koh khoram abad

    por omid jafarnezhad, a 16.7 km.

    روستایی بود که سر هر پشت بام سگی بود و میخواستم قدمی جلو برم همش با ترس و شک بود خیلی استرس باحالی بو...

    Makhmal Koh khoram abad

    E: Nozhiyan Waterfall

    por omid jafarnezhad, a 34.9 km.

    آبشار نوژيان تاریخ عکس:  22 اردیبهشت 1391آبشار نوژيان پس از درياچه گهر و آبشار بيشه يكي از مهم ترين ج...

    Nozhiyan Waterfall

    F: Nozhiyan Flower river

    por omid jafarnezhad, a 35.1 km.

    رودخانه اطراف آبشار نوژیان شهر خرم آباد 

    Nozhiyan Flower river

    G: Forty-year anniversary of my birth

    por zabih hasanvand, a 57.2 km.

    گَرین از رشته کوه‌های مهم غرب ایران است که بیشتر مساحت آن در شمال استان لرستان و بخشی نیز در استان‌ها...

    Forty-year anniversary of my birth

    H: yal kabood Mountain

    por zabih hasanvand, a 57.2 km.

    گَرین از رشته کوه‌های مهم غرب ایران است که بیشتر مساحت آن در شمال استان لرستان و بخشی نیز در استان‌ها...

    yal kabood Mountain

    I: chehel tan mountain

    por zabih hasanvand, a 57.8 km.

    گَرین از رشته کوه‌های مهم غرب ایران است که بیشتر مساحت آن در شمال استان لرستان و بخشی نیز در استان‌ها...

    chehel tan mountain

    J: gareen haven

    por zabih hasanvand, a 59.9 km.

    گَرین از رشته کوه‌های مهم غرب ایران است که بیشتر مساحت آن در شمال استان لرستان و بخشی نیز در استان‌ها...

    gareen haven

    Este panorama fue tomado en Iran

    Esta es una vista general de Iran

    The Islamic Republic of Iran has been occupied since 4000BCE, making Iran home to the world's oldest continuous civilization.

    It is located in central Eurasia on two ancient trade routes. One runs North-South and connects the Caspian Sea to the Persian Gulf, the other one goes East-West between China, India, Europe and Africa.

    There's a city called Isfahan at the intersection of these two routes, which at one time was the wealthiest city in the world. Isfahan was twice the capital of the Persian Empire, during the Median and then Safavid Dynasties.

    Interesting artifacts from pre-Islamic Persia include the cylinder of Cyrus the Great, which is the world's first written declaration of human rights. The hanging gardens of Babylon (one of the seven wonders of the ancient world) and the Code of Hammurabi (a set of rules which outlast the King) are also on the list.

    The Persian Empire was so magnificent that returning Crusaders carried tales of its splendor and helped spark the Renaissance in Europe! Influence of the Zoroastrian teachings of equality also inspired Greek philosophers such as Aristotle and Socrates.

    The Persian Empire was conquered by Muslim Arabs around 650CE during the Sassanid Dynasty. Initially the Zoroastrian, Christian and Jewish faiths were tolerated but by 1000CE most Persians had accepted Islam.

    In the sixteenth century Shi'a Islam was declared in Isfahan to be the national religion of Persia and the second golden age began. From 1500 to 1720 the Safavid Dynasty built the greatest Iranian empire since before the Islamic conquest of Persia.

    Because of its strategic location and oil resources, World War I found Persia in the middle of conflicts between the Ottoman Empire, Russia and the British Empire-via-India. Persia became Iran as of 1935 and was ruled by the Shah, a Persian term for "monarch."

    In the Islamic Revolution of 1979 Iran re-established a theocratic government under the Ayatollah Khomeini.

    Today the capital of Iran is the city of Tehran, and Iran is known as the world's center of Shi'a Islam.

    Text by Steve Smith.

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