Tourist Attraction

Kheraf Khaneh

in Shooshtar city | Khuzestan province
Tourist Attraction

Kheraf Khaneh

Related to Shooshtar city (located in Khuzestan province)
Kheraf Khaneh comprises of a series of crypts which have been made within the rocks on the outskirts of the city. There is a strong possibility that these crypts used to belong to Zoroastrians of the Medes and Parthian eras. According to public opinion, when in past the families were unable to take care of their elders, they used to keep them in these crypts, bringing them food and water at intervals of few days so that they spent the rest of their lives there, till death.
Shooshtar
Shushtar is an ancient fortress city, approximately 92 kilometres away from Ahvaz, the centre of Khuzestan province.
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