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Shahpour Palace

in Harsin city | Kermanshah province
Tourist Attraction

Shahpour Palace

Related to Harsin city (located in Kermanshah province)
Near the city of Harsin there is the ruins of a Sassanide palace. This palace belongs to the era of Shapour Sassanide I. Inside the palace there is a fire-temple and an altar for sacrifice. The signs and elements of this structure show that Shapour Sassanide wished to leave this palace as a relic of his times. This palace which was once a majestic site, and a recreational area for the king is currently in a form of a ruined hillock.
Harsin is one of the southeastern townships of Kermanshah and enjoys a temperate climate. Harsin is one of the ancient areas of Kermanshah Province. In this area there are relics belonging to the Sassanide period, also an engraved tablet in the mountain, ...
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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 ... MORE
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