Tourist Attraction

Shoosh Hills (Shahr-e-Shahi)

in Shoosh (Susa) city | Khuzestan province
Tourist Attraction

Shoosh Hills (Shahr-e-Shahi)

Related to Shoosh (Susa) city (located in Khuzestan province)
The eastern vicinity of the Shoosh hillocks are known as Shahr-e-Shahi. Numerous relics have been discovered here, relative to the Elamite, Achaemenian, Parthian and Sassanide periods. Besides which the remnants of roads, passages and dwellings have also been discovered here. The discovered relics, instruments, tools and skulls reveals that the native inhabitants of this territory before migration of the Aryans had been scattered and dwelled in southern and central territories of Iran and established the Elamite rules and governments. The method of constructions, burial of dead bodies, placing a stove in the center of room,etc., are examples of general life-style and other rituals of these peolple.
Shoosh (Susa)
Susa was among the greatest cities of ancient Persia. Built on its embers, modern-day Shush is modestly small and relaxed, home to a vast Unesco-listed archaeological site, a compact museum, a crowning castle and the enigmatic Tomb of Daniel.
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