Qarleq Destination Guide
Touring Qarleq in Iran.
Qarleq in the region of Kermānshāh is located in Iran - some 209 mi (or 336 km) South-West of Tehran, the country's capital city.
Time in Qarleq is now 05:04 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Asia / Tehran" with an UTC offset of 3.5 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Tarik Darreh-ye Sofla, Qal'eh Dokhtar Kabr, Baghdad, Basra, Vasaj or Qarleq-e Jadid. Being here already, consider visiting Eslamabad, Aliabad-e Dovvom, Qarleq, Mahmudabad, Gucheh Gurin and Barreh Farakh. We also found some pictures.
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Interesting facts about this location
Ganj Dareh ("Treasure Valley" in Persian, or "Treasure Valley Hill" if tepe/tappeh is appended to the name) is a Neolithic settlement in the Iranian Kurdistan portion of Iran. It is located in the east of Kermanshah, in the central Zagros Mountains. First discovered in 1965, it was excavated by Canadian archaeologist, Philip Smith during the 1960s and 1970s, for four field seasons. The oldest settlement remains on the site date back to ca.
Located at 34.44, 48.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
Godin Tepe is an archaeological site in western Iran, situated in the valley of Kangavar in Kermanshah Province. Discovered in 1961, the site was excavated from 1965 to 1973 by a Canadian expedition headed by T. Cuyler Young Jr. and sponsored by the Royal Ontario Museum. The importance of the site was due to its control over the early lapis-lazuli trade between Badakhshan in Afghanistan and the Mesopotamian flood plain.
Located at 34.44, 48.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Temple of Anahita at Kangavar
The Anahita Temple is the name of one of two archaeological sites in Iran popularly thought to have been attributed to the ancient deity Anahita. The larger and more widely known of the two is located at Kangāvar in Kermanshah Province. The other is located at Bishapur. The remains at Kangavar reveal an edifice that is Hellenistic in character, and yet display Persian architectural designs.
Located at 34.44, 48.07 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 7 mi away.
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