Castle of Qaen Mount

The great and noble context of Castle of Qaen Mount with an area of several acres is one of the Seljuk Era castles and one of the major military bases of Ismailia devotees.

The castle is constructed on a mount overlooking Qaen and is limited to mountain on its southern and eastern sides and to Qaen plain on its western and northern sides. Consistent with roughness of mount surface, the castle is constructed in two separated parts, one part for soldiers and another part for commanders. Internal spaces include rooms, towers, numerous water reservoirs and passageways.

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Additional Info

  • Name of Effect: Castle of Qaen Mount
  • Type of Effect: Castel
  • National registration number: 4803
  • Date of Reord: Sunday, 10 March 2002
  • Antiquity/Period: Islamic
  • Type of Use: Castel
  • Proprietorship: non-ownership
  • township: ghayenat
  • Location: Out Side the City
  • Address: 5th km South of Qaen
  • Distance to city center: 5
  • Distance to center of township: 5
  • Distance to center of province: 100
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