Bisotun - Iran Tourist Attractions
The inscriptions carved on the Bisotun mountain are remnants of the era of Darius the Great of the Achaemenid Empire and are considered one of the most important artifacts registered with the World Heritage Organization. There are many historical sites in the Bisotun area that give this place a special charm and double its significance for tourists, including:
- The relief of Mithridates II
- Farhad Tarash (a sculpted site)
- Bisotun Bridge
- The Royal Road
- Caravanserai of Shah Abbas, etc.
The plains and mountains of Bisotun have been of spiritual importance and value to many people in the past. Kings in different periods would visit this site and hold it in high esteem. Furthermore, caves discovered in this area indicate the presence of humans during the Paleolithic era in the plains of Bisotun, adding to the age and authenticity of this historical attraction, and making it one of Iran’s best sightseeing locations.