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Address: 54 mi (87 km) NE of Persepolis, Shiraz, Iran
Description: Capital of ancient Persia was founded by Cyrus The Great and has remains...
Capital of ancient Persia was founded by Cyrus The Great and has remains of his palace, tomb and a temple.
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King Cyrus not grudged

We were actually there in March, but this review disappeared but really this place is 2500 years old so what is a few months. Tourists visit this grave after Persepolis and it is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
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Baku, Baki, Azerbaijan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2015

It is incredible how ancient and important this monument is. Only bare stone walls of the tomb remains however it felt amazing to see the great kings tomb. Felt like being transferred to thousands year before.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

There's not a lot here, really just a tomb reassembled in the 20th century the way that archeologists believe it looked like. Save time and spend longer at Persepolis.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Iran has some marvelous historic sites - but this isn't one of them for me. The tomb of Cyrus the Great was robbed 2500 years ago, and what we have is the zigguraut which looks forlorn. There are other ruins nearby ... of a "Private" o "P" palace, and of the "S" or Standing Column palace, but it takes a... More 

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Tehran Province, Iran
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

study more about the history of this site before making any plan to go there deeply, for instance, one of its manifestations is that this site is the cradle of civilization throughout the world, the first place that had been shaped a governmental system which had been observing social rights by law for all social strata like paying pension, covering... More 

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Baku, Baki, Azerbaijan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

We were actually there in March, but this review disappeared but really this place is 2500 years old so what is a few months. Tourists visit this grave after Persepolis and it is a good way to do it. Reading the book 'Persian fire' by Tom Holland at the time of our visit I had a lot of stories of... More 

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Tehran, Iran
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 via mobile

Most people only see the stones here, I see the tomb of the greatest person in the world who wrote a bout human rights and equality centuries before Christ,and invented insurance for his workers and brought justice for all his empire. The story of how persian saved this place after Arab's attack is also really amazing, what you see really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

It'll leave you in awe. Make sure you go on a cool day cause there's not a lot of shade and take a few bottles of water with you. Nothing like what you see in the movie 300.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Resting place of Cyrus the Great. All you have to know is that the first history book written by Heradatus is about his dynasty! Go in April as the site is most beautiful.

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Berkeley, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Not too much to see here, except the tomb of Cyrus the Great. Would not make a separate trip to see it, but it's on the way from Shiraz to Persepolis, so it may be worth a quick stop. The Naghsh-E Rostam site, containing tombs of Darius the Great, Xerxes, Artaxerxes and Darius II is much more interesting and rewarding,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

A warm up for Persepolis......not worth a lone trip. But interesting once you are there. Iran really is a superb country

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Address: Address: 54 mi (87 km) NE of Persepolis, Shiraz, Iran
Location: Middle East  >  Iran  >  Fars Province  >  Shiraz

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