Category: Zanjan

Rakhtshur khaneh

Rakhtshur khaneh is a traditional Qajar era laundry house ; Today Rakhtshur khaneh is Zanjan's Anthropology Museum. Historical building of Rakhtshooy Khaneh (which means washhouse) lies at the historical texture of the Zanjan city and was built around 20th century. This place was used for washing clothes by women living in the city. It was constructed by two brothers, Mashad Akbar and Mashadi Esmail. At the present, this historic building is being used as…

Katale Khor Cave

Katale Khor cave is a cave located in Zanjan Province, Iran. It is situated 120 km south of Zanjan city ; which far about 410 km from Tehran. The name, Katale Khor  means "mount of the sun" The Cave was discovered about 90 years ago. Geological studies in 1984 showed that the cave formation dates back to the Jurassic period it is believed that the cave is connected to Ali Sadr Cave…

Caravansary Sangi

Caravansary Sangi was built in the Safavid period (16th century) ;it is the oldest monument in the city which located in Zanjan ;the capital of Zanjan Province .This 400-year-old stone building is an L-shaped remnant of a caravansary with 10 carpet-decked vaulted alcoves facing a long row of tables. Now It`s located one block north of Zanjan main Railways station.We recommend you to try the kashke bademjun there. It`s traditional restaurant…

Soltaniyeh Dome

Soltaniyeh Dome is a UNESCO World Heritage site, the third largest dome in the world ,after Santa Maria Dome in Italy and Hagia Sophia Dome in Istanbul and also the largest brick made dome in the world, which is located in Soltaniyeh city in Zanjan Province, Iran. Soltaniyeh, located 240 kilometers (150 mi) to the north-west of Tehran, was built as the capital of Mongol Ilkhanid rulers of Iran in…

Archaeological museum of zanjan

Archaeological museum of Zanjan is a nice Qajar-style mansion on the main square of Zanjan. Zolfaghari mansion is the name of this house on the northern side of the Sabze meydan square and Jameh Mosque. The building was built by Sardar Asad Zolfaghari and his son Mahmoud Khan Zolfaghari was in charge of confronting the Democrats during the Azeri-Democratic theorem and received Mohammad Reza Shah Pahlavi a degree and a degree…