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Icon of the city

Ark Alishah was one of the main fortresses in the very old days to protect Tabriz from the enemies... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
Muscat, Oman
via mobile
Big monument

It’s a big palace made from bricks. There was no one around the place because it has been repaired... read more

Reviewed 13 November 2017
Parisa M
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2 Sep 2018
“Icon of the city”
12 Nov 2017
“Big monument ”
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Tabriz, Iran
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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Ark Alishah was one of the main fortresses in the very old days to protect Tabriz from the enemies. Now, only a small fraction of the majestic structure remains which stills gives a sense of grandeur and owe to the visitor. Unfortunately, due to excessive...More

Thank 265rezas
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

As the only pieces of and old architectural masterpiece, it deserves the attention unpaid, waiting for your cameras to be depicted on its verge of death with its tragic history. Visit it... ironically needs an attention you will understand when you visit deserves the attention...More

Thank Arash R
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

It’s a big palace made from bricks. There was no one around the place because it has been repaired. They were making stairs and new facilities for next year. It was quite dangerous as it was in repairing situation. But after all it’s really good...More

1  Thank Parisa M
Reviewed 23 November 2016

The arch is quite impressive but strangely it's not illuminated at night which would be beautiful to see...

1  Thank Klarina1
Reviewed 23 November 2016

Ark Mosque old place in middle of the city good place for walking and be alon or be with your friend

Thank Feriigh
Reviewed 8 November 2016

This is the ruins of a huge and vast mosque - what remains are 35 m high walls with two doors - a threatening but very touching impression of vanity of power and strength! The surrounding area is a chaotic construction site - but dont...More

2  Thank wolfgang s
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

this place gives me feel of sadness for no obvious reason. its a really big building which has been destroyed in some parts. and it lookes like an old person who had spent their glory time and now is tired and old. its in middle...More

2  Thank mahsa_sdp
Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

Hugh monolith right in the centre of the city. Currently being restored. Was interesting but I am not sure it deserves a must see title. Currently there is no information at the site except maybe in Farsi to explain its historical significance.

1  Thank travelbugsonthego
Reviewed 20 September 2016

Last remnant of a 14th centuty citadel. The view is seriously damaged by a big car park and an oversized Mosque.

Thank wimAntwerp
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

An old nice architecture which have not got enough attention of Mayer ! It s in shadow of another new huge building now which is for praying ! It sounds they didn't care enough for that ;(

Thank Nassrin70
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