Naqsh-e Rustam (meaning Throne of Rustam) is located approximately 5 km (3 miles) to the northwest of Persepolis, the capital of the former Achaemenid (Persian) Empire.
In the same direction as the historical site of Naghsh-e-Rajab and at the termination ...
Naqsh-e Rustam is an ancient necropolis, located in the village of Zangi-Abad, to the north of the city of Marvdasht in Fars province. This ancient site which is in a 6 km distance from Persepolis (Takht-e Jamshid), has been a home to ancient Iranian rock reliefs from Elamite, Achaemenid, and Sassanid periods. It lies a few hundred meters from Naqsh-e Rajab, with four further rock reliefs, three of them celebrating kings and one a high priest.
Zavareh is a historical village located in the north of Isfahan province in central Iran near the salt desert of Ardestan. It has been named after the brother of Rostam, a mythical figure in renowned Persian poet Ferdowsi’s Shahnameh.
This two-storeyed palace was built under the orders of Naseredin Shah in the village of Rostam Abad in the year (1305 AH). This palace has a "Hoze-Khaneh" in the center (a covered area with a pool). The walls and rooms under the "howz-Khaneh" are adorned ...
Kurangun Relief is located in Fars Province and is a site of an Elamite rock reliefs. This relief shows a God with horned crown sitting on a throne. Behind him sits a goddess who is crowned in the same way. Both hold snakes in one hand. Around these two deities, other characters are seen in outline.
Rustam Castle or Sheikh Soleiman Castle is located to the north of Gotvand Village (near Shooshtarin Khuzestan Province) and was erected on the top of a hillock. The walls which have been constructed by cobbled stone with a mixture of gypsum have been ...
When you think about Iran, chances are the things that come to mind are negative. However, once you open your mind to experiences and go to the country, you’ll realize it’s not what it seems.
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