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Bistoon Village

in Harsin city | Kermanshah province
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Bistoon Village

Related to Harsin city (located in Kermanshah province)
Bistoon is a part of the Harsin township and comprises of two villages named as "Chamchal" and "Shinez". Bistoon the center of the Chamchal Village is located in a mountainous area. The Dinvar River takes its source from four branches originating from the northern heights of Sahneh, Sonqor, Kandooleh and Sartakht Villages and passes along the village. The Bistoon Mountain and Bistoon Cave are situated to the west of the village. Its climate is temperate and semi-dry. The river, mountain, vegetation and wildlife are counted as one of the natural and main elements of the Bistoon zone. Bistoon is one of the historical and ancient centers of the province. Historical relics and monuments of this village include the Achaemenian and Parthian drawings and inscriptions, the Safavid bridge, the Parthian arch, the stony statue of Hercules and the Shah Abbas caravansary. In this village, there is a place of pilgrimage known as Imamzadeh Baqer, which is highly respected by the inhabitants. In respect to the historical effects, the Bistoon area is evaluated as five star region of tourism.
Harsin is one of the southeastern townships of Kermanshah and enjoys a temperate climate. Harsin is one of the ancient areas of Kermanshah. In this area there are relics belonging to the Sassanide period, also an engraved tablet in the mountain, stony ...
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