Rudkhan Castle also called Rood-khan Castle in Iran, is an ancient Mongolian empire's landmark made with brick and stone of medieval times. Situated about 25 km southwest of a city called Foman in Gilan province. This castle was built during the Sasanian era 224-651AD. Spreading across 7 acres this castle was rebuilt again in Seljuq era. The castle is situated on two tips of mountains.
Everything a Nature Lover Seeks
The place is soothing and best for adventure lovers, nearby river Rudkhan Castle River flow in the surrounding heights from south to north. If you are good at hiking, you can reach this place by crossing a mountainous winding route with dense forests. The castle is huge and the first thing that one notices about the castle is its big entrance gates.
The mountain peaks, as you can see in the picture above, are at elevations of 715 and 670 meters. This castle contains strong defense and battlements at a length of a mile. This huge and majestic castles has 42 towers and they still stand intact. With centuries passed by this castle shows us the beautiful image of the Mongolian architect and its history.
Historical and Beautiful
There are many historical and beautiful landmarks in Iran that attract visitors from all over the world, this castle is a famous place for local visitors and outsiders.Setting aside politics and other issues of the country, Iran does have so much to offer than we can imagine and Rood-Khan is a place to start your journey.