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Qashqay Destination Guide

Explore Qashqay in Iran.

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Qashqay in the region of East Azarbaijan is a town in Iran - some 268 mi (or 431 km) North-West of Tehran, the country's capital city.

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Current time in Qashqay is now 03:51 PM (Wednesday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tehran" with an UTC offset of 4.5 hours. Depending on the availability of means of transportation, these more prominent locations might be interesting for you: Zarrin Qaba, Yengejah, Kuchalu, Boqrabad, Bajvan or Yerevan. Since you are here already, make sure to check out Bashmaq, Zardin-e Pa'in, Zardin-e Bala, Zaglujeh, Yelah Qarshu and Gorg Daraq. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location

Zahhak Castle

Zahhak Castle (or citadel) is a castle in East Azerbaijan Province, Hashtrud, Iran. It is named after Zahhak, a figure in Persian mythology. According to various experts, it was inhabited from the second millennia BC until the Timurid era. It was first excavated in the 19th century by British archeologists. Iran's Cultural Heritage Organization has been studying the structure in 6 phases.

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Located at 37.59, 47.21 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 14 mi away.
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