KHOY City, Iran
Located 807 km north-westfrom Tehran it is enjoying mild weather. This township is one of the ancient places in Iran. Khoy means " salt " and it was named so because of the salt mines of the region. The first dwellers of it were Median tribes. According to existing historical documents,it had been a very important place as the result of being passed by a branch of famous Silk-Road which linked west to east. The most famous historic and natural sight-seeings are several mineral spa waters with recreational and water therapy values, Bastam and Bolourabad historical castles, Khatoun old bridge, Old stone gate of the town, the old bazaar,number ofold mosques,Shams Tabrizi Minaret and ancient churches.