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the best time for this city is in spring and summer, very beautiful city with amazing vegetation... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Meysam B
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Tehran Province, Iran
One of your exiting experiences & visits.

It was planed one way (latural) route to visit the castle. Start from nomads camp to castle roof... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2018
Mahdi S
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Quchan, Iran
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Babak Castle, also known as the Immortal Castle or Republic Castle, is a large citadel and National Symbol of Iranians on the top of a mountain in the Arasbaran forests, which is located 6 km southwest of Kalibar City in northwestern Iran. It has...more
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed September 5, 2017

Babak castle is near the small town of Kaleybar, about a a 3-hour drive from Tabriz. The road climbs up high after Kaleybar, there is a seasonal hotel with a large parking lot on about 1800m altitude at (38° 51.486' N/ 46° 59.555' E). A...More

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Reviewed April 21, 2016

Please be prepared to a very long and quite arduous hike to Babak Fort (Castle). Taxi driver will leave you at the start of a long flight of stairs and after you'll need to climb through rocks and little paths. There is basically no sign...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

the best time for this city is in spring and summer, very beautiful city with amazing vegetation. the Babak Fort is a important historical place actually for people that believe Iran became Muslim country by war not by choose. you can find three way to...More

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Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

It was planed one way (latural) route to visit the castle. Start from nomads camp to castle roof (An easy assending track way around Max.1 hr) and, Dessending to Qale Daraci camp station via Qaleh Daraci Valley. This part is almost beautiful & exciting (around...More

Thank Mahdi S
Reviewed July 17, 2018

The castle is built at an approximate height of 2380 meters, the access to the Babak Castle is mountainous and very beautiful, there are two paths to the castle from the main road (asphalt), one stone stepping path for those who want to hiking to...More

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Reviewed June 14, 2018

Best time to visit Babak Castle is in Spring. The nature is very beautiful. have to hike up the hill.

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Reviewed May 1, 2018

nice place for who loves to know more and more about old ancient and also located in the well place so you will have many different decisions when you will arrived

Thank SoranJourney
Reviewed September 17, 2017 via mobile

It really brought me back to 1000 years ago! we took a car to reach at the bottom of the fort, the n we saw a nomad there who had fresh milk and dough, u can also buy from them. after that we had to...More

Thank foujan
Reviewed September 5, 2017

Babak castle is near the small town of Kaleybar, about a a 3-hour drive from Tabriz. The road climbs up high after Kaleybar, there is a seasonal hotel with a large parking lot on about 1800m altitude at (38° 51.486' N/ 46° 59.555' E). A...More

4  Thank Markus U
Reviewed September 3, 2017

This is a fort that was the last hold out against the Arab invasion and once you are up there you marvel at the thought that someone built it in this more or less impregnable location. The effort involved a 100 years ago must have...More

1  Thank AljarreauStuttgart
Reviewed August 14, 2017 via mobile

Babak castle since the Arab invasion of Iran ،The last place was seized after years. It is 160 km from Tabriz city، With moderate climate With pristine forests and intact. The path is asphalt si it,s convenient to reach. Hotel restaurant and tent camp are...More

Thank Iranguide
Reviewed July 14, 2017

Babak Fort or Babak castle (بابک قالاسی) was capital of azerbaijan turks against Arabs attacks. King Babak defence from azerbaijan against Arabs attacks for 20 years. this fort placed in Garadag (arasbaran) near kaleybar City. Gardag have great nature and jungles. castle have 2 way...More

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