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PASSARGAD | PERSEPOLIS | NAQSH-e RUSTAM | SHUSHTAR, Ancient Hydro Engineering Exhibition | SUSA ( SHUSH ) | Temple of Khorheh | Taq ( Tagh ) -e- Bostan | DEZFUL | Ganjnameh | CHOQA ZANBIL | Anahita Temple | Ardashir Palace | Takht -e- Soleyman ( The Throne of Solomon ) | Atashkooh Fire Temple | Ancient City of Goor | Ghaleh Dokhtar ( Firooz Abad ) | Niasar Chahar Taghi (Four Arches) | Hegmataneh ( Ecbatana ) | Bistun (Behistun) | Ancient City of Bishapur ( Bishabur ) | Niasar Cave ( Mitra Temple ) | Persian Woman in the Course of History | Ancient Rock Art ( Petroglyphs ) | Bazeh Khur ( Bazeh Hur) Fire Temple | Tang -e- Chogan ( Polo Valley ) | Ancient Sialk Hills | Dash Kasan Temple (Dragon Temple) | TAKHT -E- ROSTAM FIRE TEMPLE | Deyr Gachin Caravansary | Rashkan Fort | Ancient Gavmishan Bridge | Posht Ghale Fortress | Tappeh Mill Fire Temple | Ancient City of Seymareh (Madakto) | Persian Heritage in the USA

DEZFUL

PERSIA the ANCIENT IRAN


Dezful: Dezful (Dezh-pol, Persian: Fortress Bridge) a city in the Khuzestan province. Dezful is 6000 years old, but the most famous ancient structure of the city is a bridge that dates back to 300 BCE.The bridge was built during shapur I and it is the oldest full functioning bridge in the world. When the Roman Empire Valerian was defeated in Battle of Edessa, remain of his captured army was used to finish the bridge. It's believed that the bridge was made over the ruin of a much older bridge, built during Elamite dynasties.
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