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Gate guard

The lion was a gate guard of the ancient city, Hegmatane. Actually, it had a brother and it must be... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Mehrdad Y
via mobile
Trip to hamedan

Located in the middle of a field , You do not need to buy a ticket , Visiting is completely free... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2018
reza p
via mobile
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1 week ago
“Gate guard”
25 Mar 2018
“Trip to hamedan”
Sangshir Square, Hamadan 65156, Iran
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lion was a gate guard of the ancient city, Hegmatane. Actually, it had a brother and it must be destroyed or lost. Ancient people believed that these lions protect the city from natural disasters. Nowadays it's not completed cause rain, Snow, etc. You can...More

1  Thank Mehrdad Y
Reviewed 26 March 2018 via mobile

Located in the middle of a field , You do not need to buy a ticket , Visiting is completely free , It does not take much time to visit

Thank reza p
Reviewed 13 March 2018

Shir Sangi (Stony Lion) is a big stone that looks like Lion when you travel to Iran and have plan to go to Hamadan , you can go and spend some short time there

Thank IranNeginTravel
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

Full of history but not well preserved. Doesn't worth allocating especial time on it unless you have excess time or its en route to other places

Thank niloofar a
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Big Stone Nothing left Over the years. you see only a big stone on a pedestal not else. Placed in the middle of a square. not worth

2  Thank v v
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Although this lion is ancient and remained from Iranian's ancient times,but this is placed in the middle of a square and nothing else,you can see it in 5minutes!!! It should have been in a museum together with other ancient sculptures to be more attractive

1  Thank shimmmaaa
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

This lion belongs to mire than 2500 years ago and i dont think it should be keep in the middle of square, but nobody cares regretfully This lion cannot recognize easily now but its famous in Hamedan

Thank Reza1976
Reviewed 5 September 2017

May have historic value but it is not overly impressive. Placed in the middle of a square. Excellent place for families and friends to have picnics. Central location in Hamedan. If you are in Hamedan, fine. But I wouldn't go too far out of my...More

Thank SpencerTracy
Reviewed 24 August 2017

i wish to see Shir Sangi in National Museum of Iran not in center of a square in heart of the city , since it is an special item from ancient times with long and interesting history unfortunately has been left in the city without...More

1  Thank MohammadNejad
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

This tomb is in one of the main square of the city. It belongs to the Alexander,The great, and he has made it for one of his friends! Study about it and then visit this statue! The story behind it is extremely attractive.

Thank Amirhossein Z
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