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Historical Ensemble of Qasr-e Shirin

Date of Submission: 09/08/2007
Criteria: (ii)(vi)
Category: Cultural
Submitted by:
ranian Cultural Heritage Handicrafts and Tourism Organization
State, Province or Region:
Qasr-e Shirin, Kermanshah Province
Ref.: 5188
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This ensemble is located within a perimeter northeast of Qasr-e Shirin and includes such architectural and urban remains from the late Sassanid period and the early Islamic period as the palace of Khosrow (attributed to the Sassanid Chosroes II, AD 591-628), the Chahar Qapu monument, remains of a stone tower known as Ban Qal'eh ( from Sassanid period and the early Islamic period) and remains of a caravansary from the Safavid period.

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Historic and literary texts, historic and archaeological reports and studies, and scientific surveys.

Comparison with other similar properties

Firuzabad Ensemble, Qal'eh Yazdgerd and Sarvestan.