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Persepolis

About 60 Km North of Shiraz, Persepolis 71364, Iran
+98 933 662 8237
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historical place for see

The center of the great Persian Empire, ceremonial capital of the Achaemenians and the showpiece of... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
ahm k
SPECTACULAR & AWE INSPIRING!

Persepolis is one the most important sites of the Ancient World. It was the ceremonial capital of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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The ruins of the ancient capital of the Achaemenid kings of Persia.
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  • Very good10%
  • Average2%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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About 60 Km North of Shiraz, Persepolis 71364, Iran
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Reviewed 3 days ago

The center of the great Persian Empire, ceremonial capital of the Achaemenians and the showpiece of Achaemenian art, Persepolis (Capital of Persia, in Greek) is a historic site in Fars Province, 60 km to the northeast of Shiraz by road, for which the Iranians have...More

Thank ahm k
Reviewed 6 days ago

Persepolis is one the most important sites of the Ancient World. It was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid kings and is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Darius I initiated the building of Persepolis, and it was a huge undertaking of art and architecture. This...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The most powerful empire ever. Here was one of the capitals of Achaemenian. Lots of stories are there. Lots of mysteries and myths. If you don't visit here, you really miss it.

Thank Pouria76
Reviewed 1 week ago

We arrived before the dawn, and watched the sky slowly colouring as the huge columns and walls of the mighty city emerged from the night. The size of the city is far larger than nay other archaeological site I've ever visited, and the exquisite representation...More

Thank Robin B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have read a lot about Persepolis so I was so amazed when I visited the place. But if you don't read anything about this or Persian Empire, you might end up thinking that this place is just another ancient ruin. If you don't have...More

Thank Deannisa H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A highlight of our tour to this wonderful country, Marvellous ruins and many murals,monuments ,carvings etc so well preserved.Must see

Thank MikeLinda23
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It remains from 2500 years ago . It is wonderful and the biggest stone building in Iran . It has several palace which made of stones . When you stand between this historical masterpiece you can feel everything of that period . It is gorgeous...More

Thank farzami
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Built 500 years before Christ! I am truly amazed at the architectural and construction talent our ancestors had over 2000 years ago. Designed to withstand earthquakes, the Achaemenid empire had a true legacy in mind. The size, symmetry, orientation, and meticulous sculpting of each stone...More

1  Thank floridatraveler33
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a site not to be missed. It is absolutely stunning, the detail that you can still see carved into the rocks after all this time is very impressive. Make sure you climb up to the tombs above the site for an overall view...More

2  Thank Youngone51
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is worth every bit of attention it gets, it is very impressive to see the ruins and hear the stories. Definitely recommend getting a licensed tour guide. When we were there they just started a new project that rents out 3-D goggles so...More

1  Thank Flava_In_Ya_Ear
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Damian B
28 October 2017|
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Response from JavadAbbasi | Reviewed this property |
actually Pasargad is close and also public transport not working. but its better be there on monday
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Golrokh K
6 March 2017|
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Response from Shirley A | Reviewed this property |
We used Morteza Mehrparvar he is in the Lonley Planet guide book and he helped us organise a guide when we got out to Persepolis. We were very happy with Morteza. Tell him Dave & Shirley from Western Australia recommended... More
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Ratuay F
30 January 2017|
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Response from Puha P | Reviewed this property |
It's v doable! Persoplolis has more character n worth the visit! There is nothing much in pasargadae! Not sure abt the price as we took a tour package! Enjoy Iran, its an amazing country, u will not be disappointed! Wish u a... More
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