Citadel of AmadiyyaThis gate was known as (Mosul Gate) or (Sqafa Gate) or (Sinjar Gate), and there are two rocks in the form of human with features of the Ashobi animal in between. According to the archeologists, these rocks have been found during the time of (Ashkanyan) (Part-Alfrtheon), but the historian (Anwar Mayee) in his book (Kurds in Bahdinan) in Amadiya region, has written more about how old these civilizations are, he also adds that Amadiya or (Median Buiding) or (Median) Governorate were two light words and became Amadiya. This region became known by such name in Pre-Islam Era and it was famous by then, besides it was older than Nineveh Governorate, which was the Assyrian Capital. This Governorate is the nearest one to (Shander) which many archeological sites and human skeletons were found belonging to (75000) years BC.
Diween &Citadel of Salahaddin
Diween Citadel is one of the archaeological and military citadels which was built over a hard natural mound of 1,475m altitude. The mountainous nature of the location was exploited in the construction operation. The citadel is located along an old strategic road in the western part of Serban Mountain. The preserved parts of the citadel and its towers in particular date back to the era of Soran Emirate. Beautiful extensive gardens surround the citadel