Tourist Attraction

Mehri Temple

in Khoram Abad city | Lorestan province
Tourist Attraction

Mehri Temple

Related to Khoram Abad city (located in Lorestan province)
This temple is located to the south west of Khoram Abad and at a distance of 8 km. from Khoram Abad - Koohdasht Road. There is a crypt dug out in the mountain in 'Baba Abbas' Valley, which at present is a protected military area. Surrounding this crypt are a few columns and four stone walls. To the west of this crypt are stone steps , and higher up on the mountain side an open space, resembling a place for sacrifice exists. This area is 20 m. higher than the crypt. The crypt was a temple for 'sun worshippers' . The tomb of Mama Jalaleh (the mother of Shah Khusheen ) is also in the Baba Abbas Valley.
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. The territory of Khoram Abad has a rich ...
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