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Shapouri Bridge

in Khoram Abad city | Lorestan province
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Shapouri Bridge

Related to Khoram Abad city (located in Lorestan province)
This bridge is located 2 km. south-west of Khoram Abad, and to the west of the old city of Shahpour Khast. It is one of the master-pieces of architecture in bridge construction of the Sassanian period. The bridge comprised of 28 arches of which only 6 have been remained. Each pillar is 66 m. (11 x 6) and its current elevation is 16 m. The arches of the said bridge has been constructed of stone, whereas the bridge itself is a mixture of stone and mortar.
Khorramabad lies in the mountainous area of Zagross, and this region experiences a temperate climate, where as in the south alongside the plains of Khuzestan it is warm. Khorramabad (Khorram Abaad) is situated 494 km. from Tehran.
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