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Bistoon Castle, Bistoon

in Sonqor city | Kermanshah province
Tourist Attraction

Bistoon Castle, Bistoon

Related to Sonqor city (located in Kermanshah province)
This old castle is in the aggregate of historical monuments of Bistoon located en route from Biston to Sonqor, Koliaie and the Dinvar Ab river bed. The castle is mainly made of stone and gypsum, but abundant broken brick and earthenware pieces have been seen in the surroundings. The length of the structure is 94.5 m and is related to the Sassanide period. This castle, requires an overall renovation.
The capital city of Sonqor County in Kermanshah Province located about 90 kilometers from Kermanshah, and consists of two valleys; that of Gavehrud and Shajarud.
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