About Rayen Castle

Rayen Castle belongs to Sasanid Era and it is located on a hill on the southeast of current Rayen in Kerman. Rayen Castle with an area of over 22000 m2 is the second adobe building in the world after Bam Citadel. The plan of Rayen Castle is almost square around which there is a wall to the height of over 10 meters. The only entrance of this castle is located to the east side. This entrance has a great and magnificent propylaeum. Various parts of Rayen Castle include the alcove, royal houses, public neighborhoods, fire-temple, bazaar and four storehouses.



Rayen is a city in Kerman Province, Iran.
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