This river takes its source in the south of the Alvand Mountains and rivers such as Sarabi, Serkan and Karzan adjoin the Qel-Qel River. After irrigating the cultivated lands of Towiserkan, it joins the Gamasiyab Rood River. In its higher areas the river flows through a beautiful region.
About Towiserkan (Tuyserkan)
Tuyserkan is a city in and capital of Tuyserkan County, Hamadan Province, Iran.Tuyserkan is located about 100 km south of Hamadan, in western Iran. However, it was formerly called Roud Avar. Latter was ruined in the invasion of the Mongols and its people fled to Toy (or Tuy) village, afterwards called Toyserkan because of its proximity to Serkan (a town located northwest of Toyserkan).The ancient hills of Baba Kamal, Roudlar, ...read more about Towiserkan (Tuyserkan)
Towiserkan (Tuyserkan) Attractions
Serkan Valley – Towiserkan
This valley being about 1,000 hectares, has walnut, apple and mulberry orchards in it. One of the prominent features of this valley is its archaic trees. The Serkan river also flows through this vicinity.
Sheikh Ali Khan Zanganeh Mosque – Towiserkan
This mosque is located in the central square of Towiserkan city, and is reputedly known as the 'Madresseh-ye-Abbas' (Abbas School).This structure has an octagonal court-yard, with 36 chambers, that are the resident quarters of the clergy under ...
Shah Abbas Caravansary – Towiserkan
This ancient 'inn' is close to the village of Farasfaj (Towiserkan), and belong to the Safavid period. The said structure is square in shape, having four porticos. There are four circular towers on each corner, and three semi-circular towers on the ...
Gazand Sarabi Valley – Towiserkan
This valley is situated in Towiserkan, and engulfs walnut orchards that extend over an area of 500 hectares. The required water for cultivation is obtained from the surrounding springs. The Gazand River also flows here.
Farasfaj Bridge – Towiserkan
This bridge has been constructed in the Farasfaj village (Towiserkan). The bridge is on one of the tributaries of the Qelqel Rood River and is a relic from the Safavid era.The bridge is a short and narrow one with three wide arches, and has been ...
Oshtoran Village – Towiserkan
The said village has a temperate climate. Furthermore, the valuable relic and historical castle of Oshtoran is located here. The structure of which has been constructed with sun baked bricks and mud. In past, it played a part from the military point ...
Artiman Village – Towiserkan
The village of Artiman is a pleasant village with beautiful natural surroundings. In this village is the tomb of the reputed Gnostic and poet Mir Razieddin Artimani of the Safavid period. The architect of this tomb was the famous Mr. Seyhoon of the ...
Habaqooq-e-Nabi Mausoleum – Towiserkan
This tomb is located near the city of Towiserkan and is related to the 7th century AH. Habaqooq Nabi (Habakkuk) was one of the prophets of the Israelites, the keeper of Solomon's Temple in Jerusalem.This structure is tower-like and made of ...