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City in 'West Azerbaijan' Province
City in 'West Azerbaijan' Province
Salmas is situated on the plains its center being the city of Salmas (formerly known as Shahpour in the Pahlavi reign), which lies 854 km. from Tehran. In ancient books Salmas has been noted for being a city with good bazaars and a mosque constructed ...
Tourist Attraction in Zabol (city)
Tourist Attraction in Zabol (city)
Kooh-e-Khajeh (Khawjeh Mount or Mount Khajeh) is one of the most valuable and historical relics of this province, and is located in the territory of Sistan. This hillock is at an elevation of 900 m. and is located in the midst of the Hamoon Lake, just ...
Tourist Attraction in Marvdasht (city)
Tourist Attraction in Marvdasht (city)
The Achaemenid Museum is situated in the Khashayar Shah's Harem (Queen's Palace) in Persepolis Palace (Takht Jamshid) - Marvdasht near Shiraz in Fars Province. It was inaugurated in 1938 under the name of Takht-e-Jamshid (Persepolis). In this ...
Tourist Attraction in Damavand (city)
Tourist Attraction in Damavand (city)
Rood Afshan Cave (Roodafshan) is located in Rood Afshan Village of the Damavand township in the central Alborz Mountains (in Tehran Province). Inside the cave is covered by limestone in the form of stalactites hanging from the ceiling. The height of ...
Tourist Attraction in Bisotun (Bistoun) (city)
Tourist Attraction in Bisotun (Bistoun) (city)
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.
Tourist Attraction in Marvdasht (city)
Tourist Attraction in Marvdasht (city)
Pasargade (Pasargaad) was the capital of the Achaemenid Empire under Cyrus the Great (559–530 BC), who ordered its construction. This palace is 600 meters to the northeast of the Koorush shrine. The area of this palace is 2,620 square meters and includes ...
Tourist Attraction in Marvdasht (city)
Tourist Attraction in Marvdasht (city)
At the northeastern end of Pasargadae is the citadel, called Tall-e Takht, "throne hill". It probably dates to the reign of Cyrus the Great (r.559-530), although it may also be a bit older than Pasargadae itself.
Tourist Attraction in Shooshtar (city)
Tourist Attraction in Shooshtar (city)
Shooshtar Historical Hydraulic System (Shushtar Watermills) is an island city from the Sassanid era with a complex irrigation system located in Iran's Khuzestan Province. The site has been referred to as "A masterpiece of creative genius" by UNESCO.
Tourist Attraction in Malayer (city)
Tourist Attraction in Malayer (city)
Nushijan Citadel (Nooshijan Fire Temple or Noushijan Tappe) lies 20km northwest of Malayer and 60 kilometers away from Hamadan in Hamedan Province, in the district of Shurkat. In this region three cycles of civilizations have been distinct. The first ...
Tourist Attraction in Zabol (city)
Tourist Attraction in Zabol (city)
An archaeological site of a sizable Bronze Age urban settlement, associated with the Jiroft culture. It is located in Sistan and Baluchistan Province, the southeastern part of Iran, on the bank of the Helmand River, near the Zahedan-Zabol road. It was placed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in June 2014.
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