Zahhak Castle

Local nameقلعه ضحاک
LocationCentral District, Iran

Zahhak Castle is a castle in Hashtrud, East Azerbaijan Province, Iran. It is named after Zahhak, a figure in Persian mythology. According to various experts, it was inhabited from the second millennium BC until the Timurid era. It was first excavated in the 19th century by British archeologists. Iran's Cultural Heritage Organization has been studying the structure in 6 phases.

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Address Iran

Coordinates 37°23'6.524" N 47°10'1.999" E

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