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Bistoon Archaeological Region


This Mountain / Archaeological Hill located in Harsin city.
Harsin is a city of Kermanshah province.
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The Behestan Mountains with a height of about 2,794 m. above sea level is located to the right of the of Kermanshah - Hamadan Road. This mountain in different periods was called by the names of Boqestan, Begestan and Bistoon, and today is known as Bistoon.
Bistoon is alongside the ancient Silk Road and is located at the crossing point of Iran's western roads. In this area of the Zagross slopes, there are abundant gushing springs, which have caused the area to flourishing and there is a resting point for the travelers and a location for caravans to stop. The Bistoon region due to its special importance in different ancient historical periods, has evidences from various eras, right up to the Safavid period.

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Also visit these attractions in Harsin:
Bistoon Archaeological Region
Chamchal Ancient City, Bistoon
Shahpour Palace
Bistoon Village
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