1-Day Expedition: Unveiling the Ancient Marvels of Bishapur
Overview Embark on an enlightening 1-Day Expedition to Ancient Bishapur, commencing in Shiraz. This captivating journey transports you back in time as you explore the remnants of Bishapur, once the flourishing capital of the Sassanid Empire. Uncover the secrets of the past as you wander through the historic city, delving into the architectural brilliance preserved in the iconic Shapur Palace.
Discover the ancient city of Bishapur, a vibrant hub of art, architecture, and trade during the Sassanid era.
Explore the majestic ruins of Shapur Palace, a testament to the engineering genius of the Sassanid period.
Visit Tang-e Chogan, a picturesque valley adorned with a tranquil river and captivating stone inscriptions.
Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the region, surrounded by breathtaking landscapes.
Perfect for history enthusiasts and nature lovers eager to unveil Iran’s lesser-known treasures.
Itinerary Bishapur Exploration: The tour commences from your Shiraz hotel at 8 am, embarking on a 2-hour drive to Bishapur (120 km). Upon reaching Bishapur, your first stop is the Anahita Temple, a significant Sassanid monument and a revered shrine to the goddess of water. Marvel at the engineering brilliance of this historical masterpiece. Continue your exploration by visiting the Valerian Palace, an integral part of the ancient city’s heritage. Conclude the Bishapur leg of the tour and proceed to Tang-e Chogan, where the Shapur River and ancient stone inscriptions await.
To conclude the expedition, you’ll be comfortably transferred back to your Shiraz hotel.