Bellad Shapour

Bellad Shapour Archaeological site in Yasuj, Iran

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Bellade Shapour or Dehdasht was a trade and religious center of the second Sassanid king Shapur I. The city flourished during the Seljuq and Timurid eras. Bellade Shapour has many tourist attractions such as a watchtowers, a defensive wall, two schools, a caravanserai, four mosques, a large bazaar and residential buildings. The existence of a caravanserai and cobblestone paths suggest that minor branches of the Silk Road passed through the city. The old texture of the city was registered as a National Heritage Site in 1985.

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