Iran: Naqsh-e Rajab

Naqsh-e Rajab or Naqsh-e Quahramanan is a place situated in the opposite side of the valley of Naqsh-e Rostam. For some time it was famous thanks to a small teahouse that was opened in the road from Shiraz to Esfahan by enterprising man Rajab. Nowadays, there is no any sign of that teahouse, but people come here to see stone reliefs of the 3rd century AD.

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    • # Lynda

      Stunning bone dry images??reflect the heat?? and the history. I love the purple flower against the dry background. Your photos from Iran are wonderful??especially for those of us who aren't traveling to Iran.

      2008.08.20 Reply Cancel

    • # Neil

      Good shots of the reliefs, and thanks for the mini history lesson. cd

      2008.08.20 Reply Cancel

    • # Miclaud

      Amazing place to visit! I like the reliefs on the stones... Incredible that they survived so many years....

      2008.08.21 Reply Cancel

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