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Falak-ol-Aflak Castle | قلعه فَلَکالافلاک یا دژٍ شاپورخواست Falak-ol-Aflak Castle | قلعه فَلَکالافلاک یا دژٍ شاپورخواست

Falak-ol-Aflak Castle

قلعه فَلَکالافلاک یا دژٍ شاپورخواست


Falak-ol-Aflak Castle (Dež-e Shāpūr-Khwāst) is a wonderful over 1800 years old castle with 12 towers and 22.5 meters high walls situated on the top of a large hill with the same name in the center of Khorramabad, the regional capital of Lorestan province, Iran.

Falak-ol-Aflak castle is amongst the most important structures built during the Sassanid era. It has been known by a number of names since it was built over 1800 years ago. Recorded names have referred to it as Shapur-Khast or Sabr-Khast fortress, Dezbaz, Khoramabad castle, and ultimately the Falak-ol-Aflak Castle.

This Castle was used as prison During the Pahlavi dynasty.


Falak-ol-Aflak Castle | قلعه فَلَکالافلاک یا دژٍ شاپورخواست

Falak-ol-Aflak Castle | قلعه فَلَکالافلاک یا دژٍ شاپورخواست

Falak-ol-Aflak Castle | قلعه فَلَکالافلاک یا دژٍ شاپورخواست

Falak-ol-Aflak Castle | قلعه فَلَکالافلاک یا دژٍ شاپورخواست

Falak-ol-Aflak Castle | قلعه فَلَکالافلاک یا دژٍ شاپورخواست

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