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Let’s discover Akropol Castle

Yes, Akropol Castle is one of the prominent castles of Iran located in the oldest city of Iran, Shush. However, Akropol castle is reflecting the ancient culture and historical civilization. The castle was built like European castles.

Akropol Castle, Shush, Iran

Akropol Castle, Shush, Iran

Interestingly, it is also known as French castle that was built during  Qajar era and had antiquity of 120 years. However, Some people think the antiquity of Akropol is more than 120 years because it is like some castles of Sassanid and Achaemenid era. The reason that has made here famous is the old bricks brought from Dariush Palace for construction.

Architecture of the castle is in line with Bastille Prison in France. However, Shape of the castle is like trapeziums. Around this base, there is a small way and there are rooms around its yard. Like castles of middle age, Akropol Castle has 2 yards that the second one is placed higher than other.

Akropol Castle, Shush, Iran

Akropol Castle, Shush, Iran

However, Architects of the castle were from Dezful. Akropol Castle has been used as museum from 1993 and it has small glassy room known as Kolah Farangi. There are eastern and western decorations in here. Because of different bricks here, other name of Shush Castle is Museum of Brick. Akropol Castle damaged during war of Iran and Iraq and was repaired in the following years, though.

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