Top things to do in Bisotun

Historic Site in Bisotun

Bisotun Inscriptions

Carved into the side of Kuh-e Bisotun (Mt Bisotun) is a series of bas-reliefs and cuneiform inscriptions dating from 521 BC. The inscriptions, written in three ‘lost’ languages (Elamite, Akkadian and Old Persian) pr…
Historic Building in Bisotun


The ruins of a crumbling Mongol-era caravanserai lie directly opposite Farhad Tarash, some 200m on from the main Bisotun inscriptions.
Teahouse in Bisotun

Bisotun Sherbet Khane

Extremely cutesy refreshments are on offer at this teahouse, located at the inscriptions site.