Qahqahe ( laughter ) Castle is in the YAFT village one of the Mooradloo's village near Kanchubeh and Qaraqag village and at a distance of 80 km from the north of the Meshkin. Qahqahe Castle has located at Qaradaq area with 1200 m height from sea level , with tall walls and at the center of the rocks. All round of the castle is dangerous cliff and vertical form, think this rocks is decorated by the man's hand.
The castle on the rocky hill to an altitude of approximately 1,000 meters of land had been around and around it with a strong and impenetrable fence that has been built over many years already almost impossible to it, and only conditions Good weather is possible at the castle about 5 acres (100x500) and the upper level of the castle in less than 30 meters.
water reservoir in the northeastern section and dimensions of 50x10x2 / 5 in the western part of the castle among them.Top.
The highest part of the southern part of the castle can be seen that it works in this area suggests there is a building 22x24> m, which is now burnt to the ground and most likely location of the guards of the castle and the whole nobility Valley mortar, plaster and brick, which has the neighboring Hg has been made.
Event s and incidents that historian mentioned about castle is building in Safaveieh era. According to the research of cultural inheritance settlement in this castle is related to the period before Islam.
Castle of the most important and most fortified castles of the princes of the Safavid period because Sam Mirza Alqas second Ishmael Khan, Ahmed Khan, Amir Khan, the ruler of Gilan the Turks and Where they were jailed.
Safavid Iran and Ottoman treasures of kings in times of war it is important to maintain and protect the castle from the late Safavid and Qajar period was gradually reduced to once have been abandoned.
Likely because the forts and castles message Babak Pashto and ordu courses and even before Islam was used as the strategic importance to the protection and maintenance for organize and study archaeological findings, especially pottery, all the attention.
1 - Protection of works and the remains of castles and Strength
2 - Organizing and maintaining a collection of Nature and Natural Bnah
3 - to secure entry routes to the castle and the cliff
4 - water suppling and sanitation services as needed
Laughter at the time of castle Safavids
In 1380 with trying of directors of cultural inheritance of province and small province take necessary action about repairing and rehabilitation among them is repairing of entry and way of climbing. Coming plans of archaeologist is repairing of towers and defensive walls. The entry way of this castle is northern rib it had been a military one. There are two tower at the two side of the gate. The width of entry is 2/5 meter and from stone and brick and with the crescent roof
This castle is the place of prisoner such as Esmaiel merza the son of Shah Tahmasb Safavi and also Shaikh Ahmad gilany have prisoned in this castle.
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