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Address: About 50 Km North of Shiraz, Persepolis 71364, Iran
Phone Number: +98 939 799 2428
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The ruins of the ancient capital of the Achaemenid kings of Persia.

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Persepolis is a great site

Persepolis is an amazing ancient site and absolutely worth visiting. The site was much smaller than I expected and with the increasing tourisme Arround midday quite crowded. So If... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Hilversum
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Persepolis is an amazing ancient site and absolutely worth visiting. The site was much smaller than I expected and with the increasing tourisme Arround midday quite crowded. So If you have the choise go on your own, early in the morning or at the end of the day

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Tehran, Iran
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It is the most important attraction of Iran when you travel to Iran it is a "must see". I can compare it with acropolis in athens.it is the symbol of ancient Iran

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Tehran, Iran
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

prespolis is located in shiraz, iran. it is the most ancient place in iran nearly 2500 years ago. if you go to iran and did not visit this place you missed one of the best places in iran to visit.

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Yazd, Iran
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

it is very very nice and important place.strange.nice................................................en rout after visit pasargad between sormagh and abarkouh .nice place for stay.named(sharifcottage)+989171551605

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Behshahr, Iran
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

every one should have to see this all this masterpieces with is made many many years ago how they built this stuff

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hired a driver for the day to go to Persepolis. It is certainly an impressive ruin and a must see if you are staying in Yazd. Dont even think about going there in their summer as it was hot enough in October. We hired a driver in Shiraz then a tour guide once we got there, there are plenty available.... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The grandeur, scale, vision, architecture, carvings and location are some of the amazing things about this place reminiscing the Persian Empire. Take a back pack full of food and water as it take a whole day to see.take-in the whole place. And good to understand history from a non-greek point of view. also, take a hat/cap and long sleeves and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here by ourselves (so without any organisation or tour) and we bought a book about Persepolis there which gave us all the information we wanted. You can read about it beforehand as well, this is a good way to be prepared. You don't need a tour, it's much nicer to just walk around by yourself and take your... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Is a must see, beautiful, hire a guide and listen to the Persian Empire story. it is a great palace, It is a very impressive place. By looking at what the remaining rocks and structures, and applying your imagination, you have an idea how gorgeous this country is.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My memories of Cirius, Darius and the Archimedean rulers was a little fuzzy, and clearly mostly from the Greek point of view and their wars with Xerxes. So BEFORE you go visit Persepolis brush up on the history as the site will make more sense if it is not a long list of rulers! Wikipedia has a great condensed version.... More 

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