Jahrom (or Jahrum) located southeast of Shiraz (in Fars Province) and 1158 km from Tehran.The city is one of the oldest regions of Iran and has many historical monuments. In fact it is said that this citywas constructed near the ancient city of Jahrum. It has a hot climate with famous palm groves. In fact Jahrom's dates are well known for their quality. Jahrom has many citrus orchards and the products are mostly exported to other regions.
Jahrom's history goes back some 2500 years when the Achaemenids established the Persian Empire. The Sangeshkan or Sang-Shekan cave, said to be the largest man-made cave in the world, lies to the south of Jahrom.
The Sassanid monument of Qadamgaah (Ghadamgah) is located to the south-east of the city 190 km from Shiraz, experts believe the monument was constructed during the late Sasanian dynastic era (224-651 AD), and it was a Zoroastrian shrine, probably a fire temple. The monument was registered in Iran’s National Heritage list in 1956 but sadly the site in danger as the result of unprofessional restorations. Jahrom is the birthplace of Barbod, who became the main lyricist and musician in the court of the great Sassanid king Khosrau II (Khosroparviz).
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