Saveh is a city in the Markazi Province of Iran. It is located about 100 km southwest of Tehran. Its summers are very hot and dry, while its winters are mild and somewhat rainy.In the 7th century BC it was a stronghold of the Medes. During the Parthian rule of Persia, it was called Saavakineh, and was one of the main hubs of the empire. Main SightsJameh Mosque of Saveh, built by the Seljuks during the 11th century. It includes a ...read more about Saveh
Esmaeilieh Castle – Saveh
The said castle is near the village of Qiz Qaleh, on a rocky mass in the Qarah Daq Mountains, 35 km. southwest of Saveh. All around this castle, with full skill and expertise, some tunnels have been constructed, each of which served as defense ...
Aveh Hill – Saveh
The archaeological Aveh hill is in the village of Aveh within 10 km. of Saveh. From this vicinity vestiges such as earthenware generally from the pre-Islamic and post Islamic era have been discovered.
Maidan (Sorkh) Mosque – Saveh
This mosque which is also known as the Red Mosque, is located to the north of the old square of Saveh.It has been named as such because of its adornments and epigraphs. This structure is a remnant of the Saljuqi period, and comprises of a ...
Aqdash Cave – Saveh
This cave is located in the mountains to the north of the Aqdash Village, in the Nobaran district of Saveh. In this cave, there are drawings showing human beings hunting animals. In this respect, this cave bears archaeological importance.