Bard Neshandeh is one of the places of worship in ancient Iran where religious rituals were held in an open area. The structure of this relic belongs to the Parsee and Achaemenian periods, while the embossment works on stones dates back to the Parthian era. The statue of "Heraclitus" or "Hercules", with the hight of more than 2 m. was excavated from this temple. This vicinity consists of three distinctly seperated areas,i.e., the palace, a worship place of to the east of the palace and the residential areas placed to the north.
Valuable and historical relics have been discovered here, these are displayed and kept in local and museums abroad. The most important of these vestiges are, ancient statues, coins and earthenware.
Masjed Soleyman is situated to the north of the province, and has common borders with Esfahan and Chahar Mahal Va Bakhtiyari provinces. It accounts for being an important area as the 'winter residing quarter' for the Bakhtiyari tribes. This township ...
In Kangavar, on an elevated rocky platform, is the remnants of a majestic structure. The same belongs to the pre-Islamic era and was known as Anahita. The name of this temple ...MORE
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