This city is the capital of Ardabil Province. At the 2011 census, its population was 564,365, in 156,324 families, that the dominant majority is ethnic Azerbaijani who inhabitant in Iran. Ardabil is known for its silk and carpet trade traditionally therefore Ardabil rugs and carpets are renowned in the world. It has been politically and economically important throughout history, especially within the Caucasus region. The city is located on an open plain 1,500 meters (4,900 ft.) above sea level and the east of mount Sabalan (4,811 m). In the city, A vast number of fantastic sites are accessible to visit that undoubtedly, Tomb of sheikh Safi-al-Din is one of the wonderful, ancient and historical places in the city which is considered as a world heritage site.
Sheikh Safi al-Din Khanegah and Shrine Ensemble
This is the tomb of Sheikh Safi-ad-din Ardabili which in 2010 has been registered on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Sheikh Safi who was a super leader of an Islamic Sufi order and the ancestor of Safavi kings was born in Ardabl. The tomb mosque… read more
The lake is inside the city of Ardabil. It is the largest lake in Iran within a city. And also it is one of the most important natural attractions of Ardabil. The surface of the lake is 640,000 m², and is covered with a thin white layer of minerals which are useful in healing skin diseases… read more