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54 mi NE of Persepolis, Pasargad 71364, Iran
+98 921 575 8514
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If you have any interest in history this should be on your bucket list

Still visible and still awe inspiring for any historians among you. The tomb of Cyrus the Great... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Lautrec, France
Still intact! Go with local-guides.org

We had a standard all-day tour where we visited Persepolis - Nagshe Rostam - Pasargade. This has... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Laur S
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Capital of ancient Persia was founded by Cyrus The Great and has remains of his palace, tomb and a temple.
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54 mi NE of Persepolis, Pasargad 71364, Iran
+98 921 575 8514
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Still visible and still awe inspiring for any historians among you. The tomb of Cyrus the Great who helped shape Asian history stands in an area which now looks quite desolate but in its day was possibly one of the largest palace complex in the...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a standard all-day tour where we visited Persepolis - Nagshe Rostam - Pasargade. This has been the best ruin trip i have ever done! Incredible how Cyrus' tomb has stayed intact after so many years and the entire town around it being destroyed....More

Thank Laur S
Reviewed November 18, 2017

The benevolent king of the world, is worth the trip to continue from Persepolis just to visit Tomb of Cyrus.

Thank KTCathy
Reviewed November 13, 2017

Cyrus the Great founded Pasargadae, the first capital of the Achaemenid Empire, in the 6th century BC. Set apart from the other ruins is the limestone mausoleum of Cyrus, which had been looted by the time Alexander the Great paid it a visit in 324...More

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Reviewed November 1, 2017

You should not visit Iran without seeing the tomb of one of the greatest leaders in persian and world history.

Thank MikeLinda23
Reviewed October 13, 2017

Even though this ancient site has plenty of historical value, much of the compounds were barren (most of the ruins were probably not excavated yet), with little pieces of ruins left exposed on the ground. To fully appreciate the value of this site, we suggest...More

Thank Wei T
Reviewed September 15, 2017 via mobile

Cyrus the great as the pioneer of worldpeace is worth to respect. His tomb is the best place to show this respect toward him. Also a place to take a spiritual energy by its simple, outstanding architecture.

Thank alireze_khf
Reviewed August 25, 2017

You can visit the tomb and palaces of the greatest king of persia ever. The tomb of cyrus the Great is impressive and you can feel the majesty of the founder of Achameniad empire.

Thank Ali J
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Cyrus the great tomb is there. Pasargad was a big city in its time. There is a building which is like Kabe Zartusht in Naqsh-e Rustam. Pasargad's palaces are not big like Persepolis but they carry a history with them.

Thank Ali A
Reviewed August 8, 2017

The site is basically the tomb of Cyrus the Great. There are many other related small historical sites, such as his palace. However, there is nothing much on the site besides the tomb. It is a very long journey (~2hours from Shiraz), and an equally...More

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October 6, 2016|
Response from 123peter456 | Reviewed this property |
we had an individual tour with own car, but if not of course the taxi is the best, nearly the only way to come there. just fix the price in advance.