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Jondi Shapour Archaeological City

in Dezful city | Khuzestan province
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Jondi Shapour Archaeological City

Related to Dezful city (located in Khuzestan province)
The ancient city of Jondi Shapour lies at a distance of 10 km. from Dezful, at the vicinity of Shah Abad village. There is a strong possibility that Shahpour I was responsible for the construction of this city after his victory over Valerian. His descendant (7th generation) known as 'Shapour Zol Akhtaf', developed and expanded the city to a large one. Its university in its own time was of great repute throughout the world, and even in the last decades has been considered to be a great scientific center.
The township of Dezful lies at a distance of 721 km. from Tehran, and is located to the north of Khuzestan province. Generally, it has a desert like and comparatively dry weather with hot summers and moderate winters. The word Dezful has been derived ...
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Category: Mosques
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Category: Mausoleum
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Category: Bridges
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Category: Bridges
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Category: Caravanserais
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