Safavid Caravanserai of Bisotun
Bisotun caravansary, also known as Sheikh Ali Khan Caravanserai, is located in Bisotun and has four porches. It was built by Sheikh Ali Khan Zanganeh in a rectangular in form. Around its rectangular courtyard there are 47 rooms for travelers. The caravansary has 4 circular towers in four corners and 14 rooms along the entrance. With respect to the type of material used for construction, the structure dates to the Safavid era. But in its foundation, carved stones of the Sassanid period can be seen. In Bisotun. some other caravansaries constructed on different plans can be also observed. These are related to the late Sassanid and early Islamic periods.