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Maku

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Maku is a city in Azerbaijan region of Iran.

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  • Baqcheh Jooq Palace which dates back to the end of the Qajar period. It used to be the house of the local governor until 1974. It's 7 km northwest of central Maku and presently functions as a museum displaying some carpets and local handicrafts.
  • Ruins of a fortress are folded into a ledge of the high cliff that towers above the town centre
  • Panj Cheshmeh is a bridge is located 5 km. from Maku on the Zangmar River, and is a monument from the Safavid era. This bridge was constructed in order to facilitate communications between Tabriz and Maku, and the surrounding rural areas

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  • Hiking - it is advisable to have a guide or stay within eyesight of the town. Due to its proximity to the Turkish border, it is easy to cross the border unintentionally.
  • Rock climbing- There are numerous rock climbing sites at the northern part of the city, some exceeding 200 meters.
  • Fishing. There exists several lakes and rivers around Maku city. Different kinds of fishes are living in these lakes and rivers.  edit


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  • Baqcheh Jooq Palace It is situated in a vast garden covering about 11 hectares. This palace was built at the end of Qajar dynasty under the orders of Iqbal-ol-Saltaneh Makui, one of the commanders of Mozafaredin Shah. Being located on the main transit road between Turkey and Europe makes it popular with tourists.

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