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Joshyn castle of Varzaghan-Jushin-Joshin-Joushin-Jushyn-Joushyn Ghaleh

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Joshyn castle of Varzaghan-Jushin-Joshin-Joushin-Jushyn-Joushyn Ghaleh

Postby Parvaneh » Sun Feb 01, 2015 11:43 am

Introduction:Joshyn castle of Varzaghan-Jushin-Joshin-Joushin-Jushyn-Joushyn Ghaleh(Persian:قلعه جوشین ورزقان‎)

Antiquity : First millennium before Islam
Location:123 km from Tabriz city
Joshyn historic castle or Joshun is located 26 km and 6 km from the village of Julfa towards west Varzeghan and its way is very difficult and mountainous. Castle on the mountain, which is surrounded on three sides by steep slopes and only way to communicate is a narrow mountain pass which only one or two people can climb it hardly, Because guarding and defend of the castle even with a small number also have been possible. This castle in the Arab invasion to Iran was one of the centers of resistance. Pottery which found in the castle grounds related to early centuries of the first millennium before Islam and Islam until in AH sixth century.


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Location: Joshyn Village,26 Km away from Varzaghan City ,in West Azarbayjan Province

Walking path length:

Days of trip: 3 Days from Tehran to Tehran (Without heavy traffic you need 10-12 hr driving from Tehran to Varzaghan))
Attention: In holidays there is heavy traffic in all roads around Tehran.

Best time to visit: May to October

Daily time visit: No limit, but in summer middle of the day maybe 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: You can call 115.

GSM Mobile Antenna: in some region yes


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Hotel: No hotel in the path but you can find hotel in Tabriz

Village: located near Joshyn Village

Shop: in Varzaghan City Yes

Gasoline: in Varzaghan City Yes


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How to get there:
1- Go to west terminal of buses in Tehran (more info)
2- Take a bus ticket to Tabriz (Distance between Tehran to Tabriz is 621 Km)
3- Take a taxi from Tabriz to Varzaghan (Distance between Tabriz to varzaghan City is 92 Km)
4- Take a taxi from Varzaghan to Joshyn Village(Distance between varzaghan to Joshyn Village is 26 Km)
5- Take a taxi from Joshyn Village to Joshyn castle (Distance between Joshyn Village to Joshyn castle is 1 Km)


Nearest airport: No airport less than 100 km (Nearest is Tabriz Airport)

Nearest train station: No station less than 100 km (Nearest is Tabriz station)


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Re: Joshyn castle of Varzaghan-Jushin-Joshin-Joushin-Jushyn-Joushyn Ghaleh

Postby Parvaneh » Sun Feb 01, 2015 11:45 am

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