Capital city of Nawroz

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Akre Citadel

The Akre Citadel lies on top of the mountain the town is built on, about 450 m above the valley. It was built by Prince Zand 580 B.C. It consists of several generous built levels; the upper level is known as the Prince’s Residence, the middle was used as food storage, and the basement has a round meeting hall and a flat rock in the middle. The citadel has four pillars, a water cistern and an eagle-like room which is called The Jail.

Akre citadel
The Shrine of Sheikh Abdul Aziz Al-Gailani

This shrine is located west of the town of Akre, at the top of a valley, filled with trees, vines and orchards. Tens of thousands of visitors from India, Pakistan, Iran, Afghanistan and Turkey, visit the shrine of Sheikh Abdul Aziz, the son of Sheikh Abdul Qadir Al-Gailani of the Qadiriya order. In 1187, Sheikh Abdul Aziz participated in the liberation of Jerusalem, led by Saladin.