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Khosrow Palace in Iran's Kermanshah


Khosrow Palace in Iran's Kermanshah

TEHRAN (Tasnim) - Khosrow Palace is a structure related to Sassanid Empire and is located near Chahar-Ghapi Fire-temple. Today, nothing much is left from this ancient palace but some stone-made ruins.

Many historiographers believe that the reason of the palace’s construction is related to the story of Khosrow and Shirin, a beautiful ancient Iranian love story by poet, Nizami Gangavi.

This place is a sample of Sassanid architecture. In constructing this antique and beautiful palace, Architects used a plan with multiple rooms, stable, large halls, stone made pillars and beautiful verandas.

During the Iran-Iraq war, it was severely damaged by the invasion of Iraqi forces and was later renovated.

Source: Iranindepth.com

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