The ruins of this fort has been remained in the south west of Gorgan, right on the top of an elevated hill, which is at present surrounded by forest trees.
Gorgan (formerly Astrabad or Astarabad) is the capital of Golestan Province, Iran. It lies approximately 400 kilometres (250 mi) to the north east of Tehran, some 30 km (19 mi) away from the Caspian Sea.Gorgan (as well as the whole Golestan province) has a world-famous carpet and rug industry, the Turkmen rug, made by Turkmen people. The patterns of these carpets are derived from the ancient Persian city of Bukhara, which is now in ...read more about Gorgan
Archaeological Museum – Gorgan
The background of opening the first museum in Gorgan goes back to 1964 in where some of the historical relics were exhibited in the Royal castle of Gorgan. Although, the origin of Archeology Museum of Gorgan goes back to 1976 which was stablished ...
Golshan Mosque – Gorgan
This mosque is near Gorgan Square. The original building of this mosque is related to the Safavid period.It was repaired at the Qajar era. Currently a new mosque has taken the place of the ancient one but the southern porch is still of the old ...
Ziyarat Spring – Gorgan
The Ziyarat Spring is situated in a village with the same name, in Golestan province. It has a beautiful greenness and landscapes. In summer and winter, it attracts many people.
Qoroq Forest Park – Gorgan
Qoroq forest park is located in the 24 kilometer distance of east of Gorgan and in the main route from Gorgan to Mashhad and it include a wild-park, welfare facilities and a playground. Qoroq forest park is one of the important environmental areas ...
Jahan Nama Mountain – Gorgan
The beautiful Jahan Nama mountains situated to the south of Gorgan and the south east of Kord Kooy and is a part of the eastern Alborz Mountains.Its height is 3,086 meters. Its skirts are protected and are important for ecotourism.
Gorgan Gulf – Gorgan
The Gulf of Gorgan is the largest Gulf in the Caspian Sea. It has been created due to the expansion of Mian Kaleh peninsula in southeast of the Caspian Sea. The Gulf of Gorgan covers an area of about 400 km. and its length is about 70 km. in an ...
Taghavi House – Gorgan
Taghavi House in Gorgan is one of the historical monuments related to Qajar era owned by Haj Mirza Mohammad Taghi Taghavi (Taghi Alef).Taghavi House in Gorgan has more than 10 major and minor yards and its main yard has been purchased and ...
Maran Castle – Gorgan
The Maran Castle is a relic from the Parthian era. It is said that Maran is the same second capital of the Parthians which was constructed by Tirdad. It is the vicinity where Yazidebne Mahlab slayed thousands of people.Mohammad Hassan ...