Castle of Alamoot

 

Remains of Alamut Castle Clinging to a Crag Above the Valley of the Assassins, Iran

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Being constructed by Hassan Sabbah the leader of Ismailieh movement on 5th Century, the castle of Alamoot is one of the most attractive castles in Iran. This castle was attacked by Mongol Holakoo and was the witness of long clashes and wars between central government and Ismailieh.

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