Alamut

Alamut, Iran

Travel Blogs from Alamut

Alamut Travel Blogs (2)
Castle of Assassins, Alamut, Iran travel blog

Castle of Assassins

A travel blog entry by kktong

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... to the castle makes driving slow. Our guide wasn't lying when he said the road to Abyaneh is peanuts. The road towards Alamut castle was alright initially, however as we head further in, the road headed up the snow-capped mountains. To make things worst, ...

These guys definitely didn

These guys definitely didn't want to be found

A travel blog entry by adamandmandana

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Iran is full of fascinating points of International and regional history but few tales are more evocative than the Assassins of the Alborz Mountains.  Whilst we get the modern word assassin from this group they were known in the 11th Century as ...