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
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 ...
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 ...
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.
Molla Hassan Mosque – Khoy
This mosque was constructed in the year 1316 AH. and from the aspect of architectural techniques can be considered unique.
Motaleb Khan Mosque – Khoy
This mosque situated in the central part of the city, and is related to the Eilkhani era. After being destroyed, it was reconstructed in the Qajar period. It has beautiful plaster moldings and engravings.
Marakan Protect Area – Khoy
Marakan protect area in in the southern banks of the river Aras and Khoy city is located. Northern border area is border river Aras.This area from north to Aras river, from south to plain Ghaturchay river, from west to agricultural lands ...
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 ...
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 ...