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Address: About 50 Km North of Shiraz, Persepolis 71364, Iran
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The ruins of the ancient capital of the Achaemenid kings of Persia.

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One of the most beauty place in world

Beautiful old ancient city to show great Persian empire ,60 km from shiraz city,I think every one need to visit it once or more to see great history inside it .but try to visit... read more

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Beautiful old ancient city to show great Persian empire ,60 km from shiraz city,I think every one need to visit it once or more to see great history inside it .but try to visit it in early morning before so crowded and better in fall or first of spring so weather is not hot.

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Thank Rose292929
Reading, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

To be perfectly honest Iran has some pretty spectacular architecture, from Mosques to Bazaars and personally I was a little bored visiting here. Unless you have a particular interest in ancient history it's a little underwhelming, yes interesting but given how far it is from anything else and what else Shiraz has to offer it felt like a waste of... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is an incredible place, well at hight with Luxor, and almost at par with Angkor. There is something awe inspiring, and slightly unnerving, witnessing whole Empires, that have risen, and been gulped up by time and change. Puts things in perspective. Most definitely worth the visit, and the journey here. The area as a whole is beautiful, and the... More 

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Thank Rune J
Muscat, Oman
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

You have to visit this ancient city if you're in Shiraz. Located at around 30km from the city, Persepolis was once the seat of the Kings of Persia. The 2500-year old remains are truly an indication of a mighty empire which ruled half of the known world at its splendour. Expect to spend a good hour and a half exploring... More 

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Bordeaux, France
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A lot of people visiting Iran, have Persepolis in mind. Persepolis is their major motivation. They are right but Persepolis is not all. There are plenty of other monuments to see in Iran. Iran history is so rich and complex that there is no limit in what you can see. Nevertheless, Persepolis is a must. Extremely impressive, monumental. The columns... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Walking in the footsteps of Alexander the Great and King Darius from 331bc was simply magical. Bring a hat (hot) and your imagination and enjoy wandering around the ruins. Very photogenic and the climb to the hill side tombs was rewarding. We took a one way car transfer from Yazd to Shiraz stopping at here for USD100 which was good... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

It very impressive to drive up to Persepolis and see those majestic pillars still standing there as a reminder of Darius and Persian might. Its very interesting to have a couple of hours there strawling around and I also found it very helpful to have a guide, because there are a lot of stuff and details to unpack. For sure... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is about 60 km from Shiraz. This is the ancient Persian palace of 500 years before BC. It is a huge place that take more than 2 hours to complete visiting. It is one of the world heritage from UNESCO.

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Thank Chaicharn D
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is about 60 Km from Shiraz. That can go as half or one day trip from Shiraz. We went there on the way between Esfahan to Shiraz.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

there are not words to describe this place, the depth and detail of the frescos is breathtaking. truly a must visit.

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