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Address: about 50 km North of Shiraz, Shiraz, Iran
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Description: The ruins of the ancient capital of the Achaemenid kings of Persia.

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Walking in history

I cant believe we practically had this amazing site to ourselves! Go before Iran opens up and you have to share it with hordes of tourists. Well set up, though toilet facilities... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 2, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015 NEW

I cant believe we practically had this amazing site to ourselves! Go before Iran opens up and you have to share it with hordes of tourists. Well set up, though toilet facilities left a lot to the imagination. A great little café precinct nearby with post card and stamp sales, drinks, sweets etc for sale.

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Shiraz, Iran
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

I am the tour of Iran specially the local guide of Shiraz and Persepolis so I know ins and out of this monument , it has a lot of special details which nobody knows about them so you can not find such details in other historical sites in ancient time .

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Shiraz
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

Perspolis is the first iraninan ancient palace that registered in UNESCO. They are many tourist each mintg coming to shiraz just to visit this historical place.

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Tehran, Iran
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

A full picture of the ancient Persian Empire. You must not lose the opportunity to visit this unique monument. It will show the glory of the ancient history of this land. The biggest stone made architecture of the whole world.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Arriving here by taxi from Shiraz was a life changing experience, the sun came up as we arrived, trying to avoid the mid day heat that was around 50 degrees. I have nothing to compare the visit with, so much history so humbly presented. I walked up one of the great sets of steps, short treads and shallow rises slow... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

I'm from Australia and this was one of the best tourist attractions which I could never see in any other country.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Cheap entrance in an incredible place full of history and near to Shiraz. It has souvenirs … something you can't find in many Iranian cities.

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Como, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

As a persian I am so proud of this glorious monuments You find symbolic art work and monuments representing the great kings of persia A must see in Iran

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

I highly recommend that you use a tour guide; a wealth of information about the history of the place and details on the sculptures would be missed without it. Use a driver and ask him to stay for you, the cab fares are not very expensive and is well worth of missing the ride back to the city. I suggest... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2015

We took a guides tour of Persepolis and it is a must visit if in the area. The site is definitely more touristy than any other place we have been in the country, but never felt overcrowded. Lots of history and a unique glimpse at an ancient civilisation. Highly recommend and must visit.

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