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Tourist Attraction

Siraf Ancient City

in Bushehr city | Bushehr province
Tourist Attraction

Siraf Ancient City

Related to Bushehr city (located in Bushehr province)
Siraf is located south east of the port of Bushehr near the small port of Taheri. This ancient city encompasses the three ports of 'Bandar-e-Taheri', 'Bandar-e-Kangan' and 'Bandar-e-Dayer'. Siraf dates back to the Sassanian period and originally was known as 'Ardeshir Aab' due to the fact that Ardeshir Babakan set up a waterway network here in order to facilitate port activities for which he was responsible. Ancient relics in this region are: Parts of a defense fort related to the end of the Sassanian era and the Siraf Jame' mosque related to the end of the (2nd century AH.). A part of the locality where the wealthy people resided including several small mosque of the (3rd and 4th century AH.). A number of (mass) graves or tombs, a palace-like edifice and few other buildings
Bushehr is located in a vast plain running along the coastal region. The capital city being Bandar-e-Bushehr or the 'Port of Bushehr'. This port is at a distance of 1,218 km. from Tehran, and has a hot, humid climate. Since the past, this port has been one of the ...
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