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Old Castle of Birjand-Birjand castle- Historical Castle of Birjand

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Old Castle of Birjand-Birjand castle- Historical Castle of Birjand

Postby Parvaneh » Mon Jan 27, 2014 7:40 am

Introduction: Old Castle of Birjand-Birjand castle (Persian: قلعه تاریخی بیرجند )

National registration number: 5164, Age: Qajar, Address: Birjand, Jomhouri Eslami St., Imam Hussein (AS) Sq.
The castle is located on a natural hill in Jomhouri Eslami Street ofBirjand (Islamic Republic Street), and its map is quadrilateral with four circular towers at the four corners and two towers on the western and eastern sides. This castle has two entrances on the north and west sides and an area of about 2500 square meters. The internal space of the castle included several architectural buildings and elements in the past which has been completely destroyed over time and the interior space has been formed into a field and a space surrounded between fences and towers. The materials used in that are clays, muds, and clay walls. According to the archaeological excavations conducted at this site, it can be said that Birjand Castle has been established in the Safavid era and has been reconstructed in Qajar era and some repairs have been applied in its northern side and towers.

Source: http://en.asiaparvaz.com/index.php?obj= ... ow&code=68.


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Location: Birjand city, Khorasan-e-Jonobi (south Khorasan) province.

Walking path length: -

Days of trip: 3 Days from Tehran to Tehran

Best time to visit: November to March

Daily time visit: No limit, but in summer it is very hot.

Difficulty level: Easy

Requirements: Guide or GPS track...

Legal permission need: No


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Overall risk: -

Animal risk: No

Lost risk: No

Rescue: Yes, you can call 115 .

GSM Mobile Antenna: No


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Hotel: Yes

Village: located in Birjand City

Shop: Yes

Gasoline: Yes


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How to get there:
1- Go to South or East terminal of buses in Tehran
2- Take a bus ticket to Birjand (11-13 hours in bus)(Distance from Tehran City to Birjand is 1186 Km)
3- Take a taxi from Birjand to Birjand castle.


Nearest airport: Birjand airport

Nearest train station: No station less than 100 km


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Birjand Castle

Postby Parvaneh » Wed Apr 09, 2014 1:41 pm

National registration number: 5164, Age: Qajar, Address: Birjand, Jomhouri Eslami St., Imam Hussein (AS) Sq.

The castle is located on a natural hill in Jomhouri Eslami Street ofBirjand (Islamic Republic Street), and its map is quadrilateral with four circular towers at the four corners and two towers on the western and eastern sides. This castle has two entrances on the north and west sides and an area of about 2500 square meters. The internal space of the castle included several architectural buildings and elements in the past which has been completely destroyed over time and the interior space has been formed into a field and a space surrounded between fences and towers. The materials used in that are clays, muds, and clay walls. According to the archaeological excavations conducted at this site, it can be said that Birjand Castle has been established in the Safavid era and has been reconstructed in Qajar era and some repairs have been applied in its northern side and towers.

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