The Behistun Inscription is an engraving located on the cliff of Mount Behistun near Kermanshah (said to have had the meaning of "place where the gods dwell" in antiquity). This inscription was written in three languages, and is accompanied by a large rock relief.
Bisotun is a city in and the capital of Bisotun District, in Harsin County, Kermanshah Province, Iran. At the 2006 census, its population was 2,075, in 527 families.
The town is at the foot of Bisotun mountain, the flank of which is the location of an ...
This 1200m vertical limestone wall is home to some of Iran’s most epic climbs. The bottom part of the wall was artificially smoothed in the 7th century for an inscription that Khosrow II never got around to chiselling. Some historians say this wall was carved so that Darius I could have his will inscribed on it.
Alongside the Behistun (Bisotun, Bistun) - Kermanshah Road, is an embossment of a heroic figure leaning against a piece of lion skin. Statue of Hercules is located in Mount Behistun and was discovered around 1957. The statue was sculpted in 153 BCE for ...
A huge stone slab measuring 1.60 meters in height comprised of 5 broken pieces at a distance of 100 meters from Tall-e Takht near Pasargade in Marvdasht (Fars Province). Tall-e Takht or 'throne hill' is a citadel located at the heart of Pasargadae ...
The 14th anniversary of inscribing the ancient site of Bisotun on the UNESCO World Heritage list will be celebrated during a festival which will be held online in the western province of Kermanshah on Friday.
Parau cave (Ghaar-e Parow) is located in the Poraw Mountain (Zagross Mountain Range), to the north of Kermanshah province. The Poraw Cave is the largest calcareous cave in the world and its structure is related to the third period of geology.
Iran is known to the world as Persia, also to an extent known as Greater Iran. Iran is the habitat one of the world’s oldest continuous major civilizations, with historical and urban settlements dating back to 7000 BC.
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