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
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.
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 ...
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 ...
Molla Hassan Mosque – Khoy
This mosque was constructed in the year 1316 AH. and from the aspect of architectural techniques can be considered unique.
Bastam Castle – Khoy
This fort dates to 7th century BC. and is located in the village of Qarah Ziyaedin. The said fort has been constructed in three places within a duration of 50 years. Built with strong stony walls, at the top of a high rock, it overlooks the ...
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.
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 ...