Qahqaheh Castle, Meshginshahr

Exile place of the political criminals

Address:
85 kilometers northeast of Meshginshahr, Meshginshahr, Ardabil province, Iran
About: Qahqaheh Castle, Meshginshahr

Most of the events recorded by historians about Qahqaheh Castle are related to Safavid era. However, it does not mean that this castle has been built in that period. In fact, archeological research indicates that deployment in the castle goes back to pre-Islamic period. Qahqaheh Castle, which had high importance in Babak Khorramdin and Safavid periods, was utilized as the royal treasury and the most important jail of the kingdom for years; the castle was the place of exile for political criminals. 
This monument was registered in Iran's National Heritage on September 29, 2002 under the registration number of 6192.

General Specifications
Name
Qahqaheh Castle, Meshginshahr
Age
Pre-Islamic
Special features
Exile place of the political criminals
Suggestions
Best time to visit
Spring
Duration of visit
One day
Access route
Address
85 kilometers northeast of Meshginshahr, Meshginshahr, Ardabil province, Iran
Facilities
Access to vehicles
Residence
Restaurant
Where to go from Qahqaheh Castle, Meshginshahr ?
User Comments