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“A bit disappointed” 3 of 5 stars
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Pasargadae
54 mi (87 km) NE of Persepolis, Shiraz, Iran
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Ranked #11 of 30 things to do in Shiraz
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Owner description: Capital of ancient Persia was founded by Cyrus The Great and has remains of his palace, tomb and a temple.
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“A bit disappointed”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2012

While this is a UNESCO world heritage site, it is a set of 4-5 sites within a radius of 1 km. Most of the sites are in ruins and it is not easy to appreciate the value unless you read the description carefully. The tomb of Cyrus is the most impressive.

Visited November 2012
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“Original Persian capital”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

Well worth a visit to see the first Persian capital. Mainly ruins but the Tomb of Cyrus the Great remains intact.

Visited November 2012
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“Cyrus the Great's masuleum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

Interesting place to go and taking pictures from the Cyrus the Great's masuleum ... good handicrafts availible there...

Visited March 2012
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“Cyrus the great's tomb is not the place that can be found any other place in the world.”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2012

Cyrus the great, is the one who started the ancient history of Iran by foundation of AKAMENIANS, known as the greatest Empire of Iran. Iran, the home land of Aryans (the exact translation of Iran) is proud of this part of its history.

Visited May 2012
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“The Tomb of Cyrus the Great, not an Emperor but a Prophet”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2012

Pasargadae is a historical site near Shiraz, cultural capital of Iran, involving ruined of Palaces and the Holy Tomb of the founder of the Achaemenid Empire, who was once in the history Emperor, known for his kindness to all people and the first declaration of "Human Right" in the world history.

Cyrus the Great's name or title has been remarked in holy books like Qur'an as well.

Must see, when you visit Iran.

Visited December 2011
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