Naghsh e Rostam is one of the most important historical sites in Iran located 5 km from Persepolis in Marvdasht county
The area has been a holy place and respected from Elamites dynasty 2000 BC to Sassanid dynasty 625 AD. Almost 4000 years ago Persians has developed to the cultural country. Their respect to their god, kings, and beliefs, could be seen on the stone reliefs.
The name of this place is Naghsh-e-Rostam. The word ''Naghsh'' in Persian means image and ''Rostam'' is a legendary Persian warrior. Name was chosen because one of the rock reliefs made by Sassanid but there is so much more.
The carved image and building and mausoleum in this area are from 3 different periods.
The oldest bas relief are from Elamites era (1200 BC.) which display two god and goddess. At Sassanid era, Bahram the second has carved another image on it that some detail remained.
in spring and summer 7:30 AM to 6:30 PM/ In autumn and winter from 8 AM to 5:30 PM
Naghsh-E-rostam is located 5 Kilometers from Perspolise in Marvdasht county
by car and taxi
Pasargad at 72km from Naghsh-E-rostam
Naghsh-E-rajab at 3 km from Naghsh-E-rostam