One of the most amazing historical structures in Gilan, Roudkan
castle (also Rood-khan Castle) is on the top of a mountain 25 kilometers outside Fouman and in the heart of a dense forest of muntanious areas.
The Roudkan Castle was registered as national historical property of
Iran with the registration number.
It is a brick and stone medieval castle and a military complex which had been constructed during the Seljuk Dynasty by followers of the Ismā'īlī sect. The castle is built on two tips of a mount, with an area of 2.6 hectares (6.4 acres). Its architects have benefited from natural mountainous features in the construction of the fort.
The Rudkhan Castle River originates in the surrounding heights and flows from south to north.
After crossing a mountainous winding route with dense forests, the first thing that one notices about the castle is its big entrance gate.
Rudkhan Castle sits at the two peaks of a mountain at elevations of 715 and 670 metres and contains strong fortifications and battlements at a length of 1,550 metres. The castle's 42 towers still stand intact. there is a forest park in rudkhan castel.
Greatness, geographic location and placement, position and alignment, ...see more climate, geographical location of materials, forest and mountain environments around the castle, walk about 4 km altitude, a very pleasant climate summer and winter and spring and fall can be one of the Iranian and foreign tourists, leisure and tourist sites are also required to seek employment there.
Homogeneity of the castle with the natural environment, the use of fireplaces and unique architecture in at least 1,000 years ago. Switching the location of the cold climate in summer and warm in winter and strategic fortress switching places with high intelligence, the designers of the wonders to be seen.
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