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Qal'eh Dokhtar

Firouzabad-Kerman road, Firuzabad 74714, Iran
+98 912 843 7139
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Greatness

It is greatness movement of Ardeshir Babakan who established Sassanian Empire. He built a castle... read more

Reviewed April 17, 2018
arminosnia
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Tehran, Iran
High on a hill

This ancient castle is built on a high hill. One has to climb up a few stairs to get there... read more

Reviewed March 9, 2018
153ErikaH
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Jeddah, KSA
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Apr 17, 2018
“Greatness”
Mar 9, 2018
“High on a hill”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
Firouzabad-Kerman road, Firuzabad 74714, Iran
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Reviewed 17 April 2018

It is greatness movement of Ardeshir Babakan who established Sassanian Empire. He built a castle on top of a mountain that nobody can come close to it and everybody impressed of seeing it.

Thank arminosnia
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Reviewed 9 March 2018

This ancient castle is built on a high hill. One has to climb up a few stairs to get there. Thankful that they had put up steps to assist the traveller. Was there on a quiet day and had the place to myself. Beautiful views...More

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Reviewed 31 December 2017

This adobe citadel supposed to be the ancient city of Kerman. It is surprising place that you can find the way of living that people was build their city in high places for keeping themselves safe

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Reviewed 9 November 2017

how ever the view is perfect , but the story about this place is wonderfull. ask your guide about it

Thank hamedfb
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Qaleh Dokhtar, is a castle made by Ardashir near Shiraz in 209 AD. its worth to see but its difficult because its located top of the mountains

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Reviewed 2 July 2016

The castle of Qal'eh Doktar, the first palace of Ardashir I (founder of the Sassanian empire), looms on a hilltop high above the Shiraz--Firuzabad highway, a spectacular sight. There is a steep climb to the top, but--so far--the site is free to visit (though sometimes...More

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Reviewed 1 July 2016

This castle is free to see but you have to go up a few hundred steps. I recommend going early in the morning so you don't get stuck in the heat of the day. Its a Sassanian castle built around 220AD during the reign of...More

1  Thank GZCS
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