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Taq Bostan, Kermanshah

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Landmark Tourist Spot
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. To visit Taq Bostan on your trip to Kermanshah, use our Kermanshah trip itinerary planner.
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  • I loved my visit here. Late afternoon, beautiful light, lots of locals wandering around the lake. There are plenty of restaurants nearby where you can have the ubiquitous kebabs and the local people g...  more »
  • Tagh bostan in local language means The ancient arc or ceiling. Witch had been built in 200bc and referring to crooning of Khosro Parviz. They will close gates at 21:00  more »
  • It is a beautiful and historical place, there is a old tree about 600 years This place is related to Sasanian era  more »
  • A very artistic ancient of iran , it blongs to 1850 years ago
  • Nice place for picnic on the edge of city with a bit of history.
  • Part of Ancient history of Iran. belongs to 1850 years ago
  • Taq-e Bostan Kermanshah is very beautiful, like the rest of historical sites . I promise you all have a nice trip in Iran, particularly Kermanshah Looking forward to meeting with all of your loved ones
  • Ticket 200000 IRR . Buy the ticket means you can close 100m to see it. Otherwise, just see it out of the gate, its free :) You can take the bus from azadi sq. 4000IRR