About Rey (Shahr-e Rey)
Rey or Ray also known as Rhages and formerly as Arsacia, is the capital of Rey County in Tehran Province of Iran, and the oldest existing city in the province.Rey today has been absorbed into the Greater Tehran metropolitan area. Rey is connected via the Tehran Metro to the rest of Tehran and has many industries and factories in operation. Limited excavations of what was not bulldozed began in 1997 in collaboration with the Iranian Cultural ...read more about Rey (Shahr-e Rey)
Rey (Shahr-e Rey) Attractions
Tabrak Castle and Old Fortification – Rey
The rampart is a monument from caliphates of Abbasi Dynasty, situated in Ray city. It is made of stone and sun baked brick. The Tabrak Castle was used to be placed within the wall but by the orders of Toqrol Saljuqi it was completely destroyed.
Haroon Prison and Other Castles – Rey
Other castles and towers are named as follows: Central castle and ramparts of the Saljuqians in Ray, prison of Haroon at the distance of 10 km in Tehran-Khorassan Road and Sorkh (Red) castle in Ray.
Naqareh Khaneh Tower – Rey
Naqareh Khaneh Tower, also known as Yazid Tower, is located in Rey City and on Rey Mountain. Naqareh Khaneh Tower is made of bricks and is 3 meters high and was constructed about 1000 years ago.It is believed that one of the Seljuqid kings might ...
Ali (Cheshmeh Ali) Spring – Rey
The civilization of this area dates back to the 4 millennium BC. This spring is in north of Ebne Babvaih and to the west of cement factory of Ray. Overlooking the said spring is a relatively large stone tablet on which the profile of Fathali Shah ...
Javanmard Qasab Mausoleum – Rey
This mausoleum is located in Mansoor Abad of Ray. Its a square shaped structure with each side 6 m. in length. In the midst of this mausoleum is a tetragonal platform with dimensions of 1x2x1.
Tughrul Tower – Rey
Tughrul Tower is located in the eastern side of Ibn Babuyeh Tomb in the city of Rey in Tehran. The tower has remained from Seljuk era and was registered in 1310 in the list of national monuments with registration number 147. This place is called ...
Rey Fire Temple – Rey
Rey Fire Temple which is known as Mil Hill among the local people is located by Tehran-Varamin Road and on a hill between barley lands. Rey is referred in the holy book of Zoroastrians as a religious center and this fire temple might have been the ...
Hazrat Abdol Azim Shrine – Rey
Hazrat Abdol Azim embraces one of the important and largest places of pilgrimage for Shiite sect round the globe. This religious site is located in Ray. Hazrat Abdol Azim (AS) is one of the offspring of Imam Hassan (PBUH), who was martyred in the ...