Maragheh is an ancient city in and the capital of Maragheh County, East Azerbaijan Province, Iran.Maragheh is on the bank of the river Sufi Chay. The population consists mostly of Iranian Azerbaijanis who speak the Azerbaijani language. It is 130 kilometres (81 mi) from Tabriz, the largest city in Iranian Azerbaijan.read more about Maragheh
Khajeh Nasir Observatory – Maragheh
This famous observatory was constructed in the year 657 AH. during the rule of Hollakoo Khan under the orders of the great Iranian scholar Khajeh Nasiroddin Toosi. Archeologists have excavated sections of this aggregate, the most important of ...
Modavar Dome – Maragheh
The architecture of this dome is very interesting and resembles a watch-tower. It has been constructed on very simple lines and could be said to be a defense tower. Like the dome, the doorway of this structure has colorful decorations.
Zahak Castle – Maragheh
The castle is situated 28 km. east of Ajabsheer on the eastern banks of the Lake Orumieh. According to historical evidences, this castle dates back to pre-Islamic period.
Qafariyeh Dome – Maraghe
This dome is from the 7th century AH. and is square shaped.
Imamzadeh Ma’soom Varjavy – Maragheh
This mausoleum is located in the village of Varjavy near an ancient graveyard. Some of the graves have the engravings of warfare equipment such as bows, arrows and swords.
Fossil Site of Maraghe – Maragheh
Fossil Site of Maraghe is one of the richest fossil areas in the world and in the last studies conducted, ancestral fossils of mammoth, giraffe and deer have been discovered in this area. Fossil layers existing in Maraghe relate to the end of ...
Mehri Temple – Maraqeh
This temple is 6 km. southeast of Maraghe in the village of Varjooy. This temple is below ground level (and has been dug out in the earth) having only one entrance. In the 8th century AH. it was approximately prone to some architectural changes. ...
Kabood Dome – Maragheh
This dome is noted for its beauty, being a ten-sided prism like in shape. It is said to be the tomb of the mother of Hollakoo. This structure dates back to the 6th and 7th century AH.