Khoy is a city in and the capital of Khoy County, West Azerbaijan Province, Iran. Khoy is biggest city in the Azerbaijan region that is not capital of Province.Khoy is located north of the province's capital and largest city Urmia, and 807 km north-west to Tehran. The region's economy is based on agriculture, particularly the production of fruit, grain, and timber. Khoy is nicknamed as the Sunflower city of Iran.The city's inhabitants ...read more about Khoy
Motaleb Khan Mosque – Khoy
This mosque situated in the central part of the city, and is related to the Eilkhani era. After being destroyed, it was reconstructed in the Qajar period. It has beautiful plaster moldings and engravings.
Tomb of Shams-e Tabrizi – Khoy
Shams-i-Tabrīzī or Shams al-Din Mohammad (1185–1248) was a Persian Muslim, who is credited as the spiritual instructor of Mewlānā Jalāl ad-Dīn Muhammad Balkhi, also known as Rumi and is referenced with great reverence in Rumi’s poetic ...
Sorp Serkis Church – Khoy
Sorp Serkis Church (Kelisa) dates back to the 4th century AD., and is on the Cultural Heritage Organization records.This old church has been located in Khoy.
Marakan Protect Area – Khoy
Marakan protect area in in the southern banks of the river Aras and Khoy city is located. Northern border area is border river Aras.This area from north to Aras river, from south to plain Ghaturchay river, from west to agricultural lands ...
Bazaar of Khoy – Khoy
Khoy Bazaar is a great bazaar from Safavid era which was the commercial center of that era in West Azerbaijan, Iran. It was located in the eastern side of Khoy City. It is still popular after more than 300 years and it is also considered as one of ...
Mahalzan Church – Khoy
This church is 8 km. north of Khoy in the village of Mahalzan. The church is most probably related to the Mongol or Safavid periods.
Khatun Bridge – Khoy
Khatun Bridge is is 3 kilometers from the south of Khoy County on Ghatur River and along the Khoy-Uremia Road.Bricks are used on the upper part of the bridge. There are seven great water openings and enormous stone bases are arranged ...
Khoy Museum – Khoy
This single story museum covering an area of 256 sq. m., founded in 1969. Originally, it consisted of two halls and two rooms, but later, in 1979, two other rooms and a small hall were added to the initial building.Khoy museum comprises ...