A Flight from Eagle Nest up to Takht-e SoleymanFrom Ghazvin to Takab
QazvinQazvin, one of the big cities in Iran, is located in 130 km west of Tehran in the height of 1278 meters above the sea level .Qazvin surrounded by Alborz Mountain with beautiful natural landscapes in the north and partly even plain in the south and east. The climate of this city i
ZanjanZanjan is located in the northwest of Zanjan province in a mountainous area with the height of 1663 m above the sea level. Uneven lands of this city are divided into north mountains and south mountains. This city enjoys a moderate summer and a highly cold winter. It con
TakabTakab is located in the southeastern of West Azerbaijan province at a height of 1765 meters above the sea level. This city is limited to the East Azerbaijan province from the north, Kurdistan province from the south, Shahin Dezh from the west and Zanjan province
Once upon a time, Ghazvin was the capital of Safavid Empire. So, it is not surprising to see a building named Chehel Sotoun here. Ghazvin Chehel Sotoun became the preface of Isfahan Chehel Sotoun.
In order to reach the eagle nest, you should enter the heart of Alborz from Ghazvin. At first you will cross a mountainous path and then enter a vast plain. Crossing Moallem Kalayeh Village you are gradually seeing a mountain different from its surrounding mountains. This is the same Alamut or Eagle Nest Mountain which has been some time related to Hasan Sabbah, the leader of Ismaili brunch. It is better you to stay for night in one of the eco-tourism houses of Alamut and leave Alamut for Ghazvin and Abhar tomorrow morning.
There exists a city named Takestan in your way to Abhar indebted its name to the massive grape fields. Most of farmers gather along the road in order to sell their products during harvest time. A night stay in Abhar or Takestan will prepare you for your next days’ visits.
Leave for Soltaniyeh after sunrise. Visit the famous Soltaniyeh Dome, one of the highest brick domes in the world, and the tombs of Soltaniyeh before midday. If you are interested in the mysterious buildings go for Viyar Village and stop by the Dragon or Dashkasan Temple.
In this way, you will arrive at Zanjan in the evening.
Take a rest for night and go for the Museum of Salt Men, Rakhtshooy Khaneh Museum and Bazar. Leave Zanjan after launch and continue your way toward Takab.
You will be in Takab before evening. Stay for night there to be Refreshing and cheerful on tomorrow morning in the Soleyman territory!
Takht-e Soleyman is one of the World Heritages of Iran and considered to be a mysterious arena. The deep lake of Takht-e Soleyman along with the ruined buildings and Soleyman Prison all indicate the existence of a mystery that has remained still sealed.