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Naqsh-e rajab

Naqsh-e rajab

If you are a tourist who want visit Iran and this site,It is located near Shiraz.This historical place is a site which will be in our Iran itinerary .At Naqsh-e rajab you will find  3 large carvings. On the right you will visit an equestrian scene and to the left a relief of Shapur surrounded by his generals. Look for Greek inscription on the chest of Shapur’s horse relating to his ancestry and him as an emperor of the Aryans.


The most important part of this Iran historical site is the carving of the high Zoroastrian priest Karter, Mobad-e Mobadan (Priest of Priests) under three Sassanian emperors: Shapur, Bahram I and II. He was responsible for setting up a religious state under the Sassanian. The inscriptions relate the events in his life, his rise through the clerical hierarchy and his attacks on heretic religions. He is the only non-royal person appearing on a carving.

There is also a scene of Shapur with an angel. 300 m (990 ft) south across the highway you can see what remains of a foundation for a tower similar to the Ka’ be Zardusht (Kabba of Zoroaster) at Naghsh-e Rostam.

By this Persian travel agency, you’ll get the answer to the question: where is Iran?

You can visit this place through our Iran tour packages offered by Iran Destination, Iran Travel Agent.

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