Jam Namesht Bridge

Jam Namesht Bridge

The Jam Namesht Bridge is located in the stretch of the Seymareh River, near Dareh Shahr and the villages of Qalām Ābād, Chamkalān and Cham Namesht (Ilām region) and dates back to the Sasanian era.

The historic bridge Jam Namesht or “Ponte āb borde” or in the local dialect “Gholheh Pol” (with the meaning of pillars of the bridge) that apparently was in use until the past centuries, when it was built was over 270 meters long, had two pylons at the distance of 15 meters from each other, 18 spans and now numerous remains of the base of the pillars and breakwaters are visible and in its construction stone pebbles, plaster mortar and a mixture of clay and limestone were used.

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