Ancient Bahram Chobin Canyon

Address:
Near Sheykh Makan village, 8 kilometers from the route of Darreh Shahr- Pol e Dokhtar, Ilam province, Iran
About: Ancient Bahram Chobin Canyon

Chōbīn Strait or Castle is one of the beautiful natural phenomena of Darreh Shahr County which includes some unique monuments.
Bahrām Chōbīn Strait is a narrow high strait with a strategic position in Kabir Kouh mountainside beside Sheikh Makan Village in the west side of Darreh Shahr-Poldokhtar road. Due to the remaining walls and military strongholds, this strait is called Bahrām Chōbīn, one of the generals of Sassanid dynasty. It was used by Bahrām Chōbīn to take shelter during the uprising against Khosrow Parviz.

General Specifications
Name
Ancient Bahram Chobin Canyon
Appellation
The hiding place of Iranian commander Bahram Chobin
Age
Sassanid era
Special features
The combination of Darreh Shahr's beautiful nature and its ancient relics.
Suggestions
Best time to visit
Spring until late fall
Duration of visit
One hour to one day
Access route
Address
Near Sheykh Makan village, 8 kilometers from the route of Darreh Shahr- Pol e Dokhtar, Ilam province, Iran
Facilities
Access to vehicles
Residence
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