Taq Bostan, Kermanshah

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Explore Taq Bostan, an archeological park with several large rock reliefs set into two big and one small arch. The reliefs date from the Sassanin period (226-650 CE) and depict several rulers-- Ardoshir II, Shapur II, Shapur III, and Khosran II. Visit this part of an ancient caravan route on the Silk road and see the carvings about religion, war glory and honor, games, and festivities. You will find a sacred spring in the base of the cliff that flows into a pool. A visit to Taq Bostan represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Kermanshah trip itinerary maker site to plot your vacation.
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  • in a beautiful setting, I do not remember if they were 200,000,-rials per person, you see the bas-reliefs at 20 metres, the best being the sides do not get to see them. Iranians pay her tenth part or less. two beautiful lakes
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  • This site is located near a very busy intersection with lots of traffic. Only a short walk away you find this place, and it is quite an oasis. Great carvings on the walls and other stone tablets which...  more »
  • I liked the tablets and the carves on them remained from ancient Iran,this was also a nice place to remain in with restaurants nearby to eat food and rest.  more »
  • It's beautiful and it's great. so many art and history in there. don't miss it.
  • I always learn more about the historio of my country and the Persian culture when I visit such places. I totally recommend this one if you are interested in Persian mythology and history.
  • A most see historical place in Kermanshah, easy access, very nice restaurant and green fields are around.
  • Long history by best food near together
  • Rock reliefs from the Sassanid Empire from around 4th century AD.

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