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Panj Peykar Destination Guide

Touring Panj Peykar in Iran.

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Panj Peykar in the region of Golestān is located in Iran - some 175 mi (or 282 km) North-East of Tehran, the country's capital city.

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Time in Panj Peykar is now 01:42 AM (Sunday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tehran" with an UTC offset of 3.5 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Kamlar, Qarah Qashli, Qarah Jelow, Do Rud Mahalleh, Ilvar-e Yek Dangeh or Balkanabat. Being here already, consider visiting Qarah Qashli-ye Kuchek, Panji Sheykh, Hasht Mahalleh, Asghar Hajji, Hajji Nazar and Basirabad. We also found some pictures.

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Interesting facts about this location


Abaskun was a port that existed in the Middle Ages on the southeastern shore of the Caspian Sea in the area of Gorgan. In his Geographia, Ptolemy mentions a river Sokanda in Hyrcania, which may have given the name to the city. The exact location of Abaskun remains unclear; most likely, it was situated near the mouth of the Gorgan River. According to Arab geographers, Abaskun was within a one- or three-day journey from Gorgan.

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Located at 36.95, 54.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:Caspian Sea, History of Iran, Khwarazmian dynasty

Great Wall of Gorgan

The Great Wall of Gorgan is a series of ancient defensive fortifications located near Gorgan in the Golestān Province of northeastern Iran, at the southeastern part of the Caspian Sea.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 36.95, 54.16 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 10 mi away.
Tags:1st-century architecture, Archaeological sites in Iran, Archaeology of Iran, Buildings and structures in Golestan Province, History of Iran, Iranian architecture, Walls