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Photos: The Citadel of Furg in Birjand

12/28/14

Photos by Mohsen Nofresti, Mehr News Agency



The Citadel of Furg, or Arg e Furg, is a citadel from the 12th century, located in Iran's South Khorasan province 90 km east of the city of Birjand. The citadel was founded by Meerza Muhammad Rafiee Darmiany I (Lama). Materials used in the building include stone, brick, clay, gypsum, lime and mortar (Sarouj).

 

































































 


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