This castle located in the city center of Burazjan, was for a long duration utilized as a prison. Originally it was a ‘caravansary’ or local inn in Qajar period and is on national record.
About Dashtestan (Burazjan)
Dashtestan County is a county in Bushehr Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Borazjan.The county is subdivided into six districts:The Central District Bushkan District Sadabad District Eram District Ab Pakhsh District and Shabankareh DistrictThe county contains eight cities:Borazjan Ab Pakhsh Dalaki Kalameh Sadabad Shabankareh Tang-e Eram and Vahdatiyehread more about Dashtestan (Burazjan)
Dashtestan (Burazjan) Attractions
Goor Dokhtar, Dasht-e-Arjan – Dashtestan (Burazjan)
The structure of 'Goor Dokhtar' is very similar to the mausoleum of Koorush the great in Pasargadae (about 600 BC.).This structure is made of 24 slabs of stones, according to the 'Orartoie' and Elamite principles such as the Ziggurat of ...
Bardak Siyah Achaemenid Palace – Dashtestan (Burazjan)
The winter palace of Dariush or 'Darius' located 12 km. north of the current city of Burazjan is known as the 'Bardak Siyah (palace). This palace has 10 pillars in two rows and architectured according to Achaemenian design. Black stone is used as a ...
Chehel Khaneh Historical Caves – Dashtestan (Burazjan)
In the north of 'Sa'dabad' (district of Burazjan), the 'Shapour River' flows through the rocky, stony and layers of heaped sand. The two sides and within these rocks, there are numerous crypts (similar to tiny 'dug out' chambers or rooms). Chehel ...
Koorush Palace – Dashtestan (Burazjan)
This palace is located south east of Burazjan and alongside the dry river of 'Aardi'.This palace was one of the most important bases of Iran on the coasts of the Persian Gulf during the Achaemenian era. According to the mode of architecture, it ...
Kooh Siyah Hunting Zone – Dashtestan (Burazjan)
This vicinity is 83 km. south east of Burazjan located at 1,691 m. above sea-level and forms the 'winter residing quarters' of the tribes in this area. About 7,000 herds of wild sheep and wild goat exist here. Hunting is only allowed during special ...
Derakht (Tonbeh Koru) Water Reservoir – Dashtestan (Burazjan)
This water reservoir is 12 km. east of Burazjan and at present has two reservoir to the radius of approximately 4 m. dug out in the ground.
Ardeshir Palace – Dashtestan (Burazjan)
This structure was constructed in the vicinity of 'Tang-e-Eram' and holds strong possibility of being a resting place or hunting location of lodge.
Dalky River – Dashtestan (Burazjan)
This river takes its source from the heights of Dasht-e-Arjan to the west of Shiraz, and after gaining water from the Sarkhoon and Shirin Rivers, adjoins Shapour River, finally flowing into the Persian Gulf.Dalky river, specially in the northern ...