Tourist Attraction

Dastova Archaeological City

in Shooshtar city | Khuzestan province
Tourist Attraction

Dastova Archaeological City

Related to Shooshtar city (located in Khuzestan province)
The ancient city of Dastova is located 3 km. south of Shooshtar, alongside the Dariyoon stream. According to evidences, Dastova city was constructed during the Parthian rule by 'Shilhak Inshushinak'. But in the early Islamic era, this city became deserted and forlorn. The writer of the book 'Al Ansab' has mentioned the name of Dastova as, "A city in Khuzestan", from which Dastova textiles have come.
Shushtar is an ancient fortress city, approximately 92 kilometres away from Ahvaz, the centre of Khuzestan province.
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