Arak is the capital of Markazi Province, Iran. Originally named Soltan Abad, the modern-day city of Arak was founded in 1808 by Yusef Khan e Gorji.Arak is surrounded by mountains in the south, west, and east, and its average altitude is about 1750m above sea level. It is located 260 km from the city of Tehran, and is in the vicinity of the cities of Qom and Isfahan.Arak has a continental climate that is, in general, relatively cold and ...read more about Arak
Arak Bazaar – Arak
A part of this bazaar dates back to 1228 AH. The structure is outstanding from the architectural point of view. All its main sections are constructed in the form of straight rows, branching off at right angles to these rows. The latter being ...
Panjali Spring – Arak
This Spring is located on the main road from Arak to Borujerd, near the Tooreh Village. This natural attraction is a summer camping area for students.
Saint Mesrop Church – Arak
Mesrop Church is related to Qajar period and is located on Chamran Martyr Street (Nisanian Street) in Arak and was registered in the list of Iran’s national monuments on 25th of Esfand 1379 with registration number 3533.The building was built ...
Shah Qarib and Shah Qalandar Mausoleum – Arak
The Anjadan Village has a long historical antiquity, and is located 37 km. to the east of Arak. This mausoleum (which is related to the Esmaeili sect), as well as the Chehel Dokhtaran Mausoleum are situated in the said village. These structures date ...
Kahriz (Koohrood) River – Arak
This river originates from the Qarah Kahrizak Mountains, and after irrigating some villages near Arak ends up in the Miqan Desert. This river is seasonal and dries in summers and is not very important from the recreational point of view.
Siyah Rood River – Arak
This river takes its source in the heights between Arak and Malayer. After joining with other rivers and irrigating the surrounding lands, it flows towards the Haus Soltan lake. In the higher areas of the river, leisure spots are found.
Sepahdari Seminary – Arak
Sepahdari Seminary is one of the historical bildings remaining from Qajar era that was built simultaneously with the establishment of Arak Bazaar to the order of Yousof Khan Gorji, the great sepahdar and founder of Arak City.Sepahdari Seminary ...
Four Seasons Bathroom – Arak
Four Seasons Bathroom is one of the ancient relics of Arak City from late Qajar period. The building of the bathroom is one of the most beautiful architectural and tile works in Iran in recent centuries that is considered a unique monument in ...