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Khanzad Castle

Khanzad Castle

Khanzad Castle, also called Banaman Castle, is a castle located on the road between Erbil and Shaqlawa, Iraq. It was constructed during the time of the Kurdish Soran Emirate in the 16th century AD under the rule of Princess Khanzad and her brother Prince Suleiman Beg.

Site Information

Country: Iraq

District: Erbil Governorate

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 16th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Soran Emirate

Later Cultures: Soran Emirate

Site Features: Soran Emirate Monuments

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