As amazing as traveling is, most of us think we need to wait until our later years to really explore a lot of the world. Ulduz Tourism want to inspire you to travel more now and we will do that by sharing a wonderful historical site, Takht-e Soleyman.
Takht-e- Soleyman (or Azargoshtasb fire temple) is the name of a great historical site near Tikab in West Azerbaijan province, is situated in a valley set in a volcanic mountain region. Takht-e- Soleyman was the largest educational, social, and religious center of Iran before Islam, but in 624 AD, in the attack of the Roman emperor Heraclius, was destroyed.
The name of this complex is on the UNESCO World Heritage List.
The lake of Takht-e- Soleyman
There is a lake in the center of the Takht-e-Soleyman copmlex, which is considered as the heart of the complex and as one of the main factors in the establishment of the city in various historical periods. The lake has always been studied by experts in geological, archaeological, mythological and religious studies has been made about it, and today it attracts our attention ...
The mysteries about Takht-e- Soleyman lake make it one of the most mysterious places in Iran. The type of formation of this lake and its creation is also very interesting.
Ancient art on Takht-e Soleyman
The designs of the fire temple, the palace and the general layout have strongly influenced the development of Islamic architecture. A lake and a volcano are essential elements of Takht-e Soleyman.
Except for the remnants of urban life and the remains of humans, the remaining structures in this area include the Sassanid and Ilkhani gates, Azar Goshtasb fire temple, Anahita temple and the western porch known as Ivan Khosro.
A city full of treasure
Parthian, Sassanid Treasures and Ring of Prophet Soleyman are the amazing treasure on Takht-e-Soleyman. The most controversial treasure that may exist on the lake floor is Soleyman's ring. According to folk beliefs, the whole complex was made by super powers who commanded Soleyman. He had a ring that took all his power.
These treasures have led the Europeans to come to Takht-e-Soleyman so that they might discover these treasures.
Distance from nearby towns
Urmia: 308 Km
Tabriz: 325 Km
If you are looking for a historical and charming site, travel to Takht-e-Soleyman.
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