Bisotun

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  •  A view of the rock-carved Bisotun bas-relief carvings in Kermanshah province, western Iran. 2020-03-16 19:23

    12 ancient sites to go in western Iran

    TEHRAN – From the coasts of the Persian Gulf to the lush mountainous forests of the northwest, and from snow-tipped northern cliffs to scorching southern deserts, here is a pick of ancient sites to inspire, delight and motivate if willing to visit wild western Iran.

  • Kermanshah exports of handicrafts surge 40 percent, hit $15 million 2020-01-04 19:49

    Kermanshah exports of handicrafts surge 40 percent, hit $15 million

    TEHRAN – Handicrafts exports from western Kermanshah province reached some $15 million in the first nine months of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21, 2019), showing 40 percent growth year on year.

  • Vienna’s ambassador to Tehran Stefan Scholz 2019-12-11 18:36

    Austrian ambassador visits tourist sites in western Iran

    TEHRAN – Vienna’s ambassador to Tehran Stefan Scholz on Tuesday visited several travel attractions in Kermanshah province, western Iran.

  • UNESCO-tagged Bisotun hosting workshop for tour guides 2019-08-04 19:34

    UNESCO-tagged Bisotun hosting workshop for tour guides

    TEHRAN – Iran’s UNESCO-tagged Bisotun is hosting a 5-day professional workshop for tourist guides as the country is trying its best to draw more sightseers.

  • Over 300,000 visits to Kermanshah sites recorded 2019-07-26 22:35

    Over 300,000 visits to Kermanshah sites recorded

    TEHRAN – More than 300,000 travelers visited major historical sites across Kermanshah province during the first four months of the current Iranian calendar year (started March 21).

  • Kermanshah, a cradle of civilization 2017-05-15 15:49

    Kermanshah, a cradle of civilization

    A photo collection depicts several natural landscapes, historical places, tourism attractions and museums that are scattered across Kermanshah and its surroundings in western Iran, May 12, 2017. The city is a cradle of civilization due to its antiquity, rich culture and Neolithic sites that yielded rich collections of stone tools and fossil bones. Proximity to the Achaemanid and Sassanid bas-relief carvings of Bisotun and Taq-e-Bustan is amongst other tourist drawcards for the city.Tehran Times/ Leila Qodrat-Elahifard

  • A view of Bisotun bas-relief in Kermanshah Province, western Iran. It is associated with the Achaemenid king Darius I and bears three different cuneiform script languages. 2017-03-29 16:33

    Bisotun bears testimony to eloquent art scene of prehistoric Iran

    TEHRAN – Bisotun bas-relief bears exceptional testimony to the distinctive visual arts in prehistoric Iran. It is nested on an elevated limestone cliff of a mountain of the same name in Iran’s western Kermanshah Province.

  • یونسکو.jpg 2016-09-03 22:01

    UNESCO experts to hold workshop in Kermanshah

    TEHRAN – A panel of UNESCO-affiliated experts of cultural heritage will hold a workshop in the western Iranian city of Kermanshah from September 7 to 10, a senior local official said on Wednesday.