Photo : Shapour Cave

/ Photo ID: #1051


/ Date : August 27, 2012

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Photo by: Afshin Iranpour



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Dimensions: 4000 * 3000
File Size: 2687680
Make: Canon
Model: Canon PowerShot G9
Mime: image/jpeg
DateTime: 2012:04:26 17:23:55
Shutter Speed Value: 309/32
Aperture Value: 128/32
Exposure Bias Value: -2/3
Flash: 16
Focal Length: 7400/1000
Shapour Cave


Caves of Iran, Cvae Shapour and Statue of King Shapor I The historical Shaopur Cave is named after the Great Shapor the King of Sassanid Dynasty. This cave it is famous for the unique 7 meters tall and 1800 years old grand statue of Shapor I at the entrance of the cave. The cave is located near Sasan or Kashkoli village in Tang e Chogan valley, Closed to Shapur river and 6 km far from the historaical Site of Bishapur, the Sassanid winter capital. The entrance of this cave is 30m and is one of the largest in Iran. This interesting tourist zone is hot in summer and moderate to cold in winter, you need one hour of simple trekking to reach the cave, a good place for foreign tourists and mount climbers, after climbing Mt Damavand, and other outdoor activities in Shiraz province, it is recommended to go to the histotical site of Bishabour and visit this beatiful cave.

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