Anahita Temple of Bishapur

Fars, Kazerun, Bishapur village, Touristic complex of Bishapur
About: Anahita Temple of Bishapur

Anahita temple is one of the famous buildings of the ancient city of Bishapur in Kazeroun town which is related to Anahita, the goddess of water. Next to Shapur castle in the ancient valley of Bishapour, there is a large square room known as Anahita temple of Bishapur.

This temple is in a cubic form which each of its side is nearly 14 meters and it is created out of carved stones and without any mortars in two layers and in the Achaemenid architecture style and these walls are connected to each other with iron holders.

Anahita temple is located in a six meter fovea from the ground and a stairway is connected from it to the castle. This temple is roofless and the purpose of building was to flow the water of Bishapur River which is flowing in the 250 meter distance from it inside the temple and after circling in the bottom of the temple, the water emerged through an aqueduct.

General Specifications
Anahita Temple of Bishapur
Sassanid era
Special features
The temple is extraordinary in terms of architecture and its systems of adjustment, division and control of water
Important parts to visit
The Ancient city of Bishapur
Access route
Fars, Kazerun, Bishapur village, Touristic complex of Bishapur
Network coverage
Anahita Temple of Bishapur
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