Takht-e Rostam is pride of Karaj


August 5, 2006

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Heritage | History | Iran

Undoubtedly, the most ancient historical monument in Karaj, Tehran province, is Takht-e Rostam which dates back to the Sassanid Era (226-650 AD), reported the English-language newspaper Iran Daily.

The edifice located near Qajar village, a suburb of Shahriyar, is not as well-known as other historical structures in the area.

Commenting on the monument, a cultural heritage expert with Karaj Cultural Heritage and Tourism Department, Faramarz Norouzi told Iran Daily’s Sadeq Dehqan that the monument includes a stone pedestal measuring 64 meters by 63 meters and is located at the foothills of a mountain called Takht-e Rostam.

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