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About 60 Km North of Shiraz, Persepolis 71364, Iran
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The best of the ancient

For the first time, it is wholly breathtaking. A combination of different arts from different parts... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Absolutely Stunning

Many people surely know what and where Persepolis and it's usually a must visit during your trip to... read more

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The ruins of the ancient capital of the Achaemenid kings of Persia.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
About 60 Km North of Shiraz, Persepolis 71364, Iran
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

For the first time, it is wholly breathtaking. A combination of different arts from different parts of the ancient world, all in one place. A symbol of coexistence

Thank alireze_khf
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Many people surely know what and where Persepolis and it's usually a must visit during your trip to Iran and all I can say is that you can't say you visited Iran if you haven't been to Persepolis. A magical archeological, which is can be...More

Thank Danyl86
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely a must do and highlight of our trip to Iran You need a guide as it means so much more with explanations and we also looked at the pictures at the bookshop near the entrance to see what it was like originally We were...More

Thank Jennifer R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Persepolis or Takht-e Jamshid its an amazing ancient place which has very crowd in the 13 days of Nowrooz. people come to this place from all around Iran even another countries so Fars Province Cultural Heritage Organization put many professional Iranian Tour Guide for guiding...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Takht-e-Jamshid or Persepolis, the glory of Persian empire, a Magnificent structure and the ceremonial capital of Achaemenid Empire founded by Darius (reigned 486-522 B. C.), an Iranian king, is located near Shiraz, Iran. The site was declared to be a World Heritage Site in 1979...More

1  Thank iransunworldtravel
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Persepolis is an absolute must when going to Iran. We were there in the middle of summer. It is hot as elsewhere in Iran. It can be crowded, especially in high season. So be there early and move away from the groups. The place is...More

3  Thank Frank_de_Bos
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can perceive the magnificence of Persia in Achaemenid era and their rich civilization by visiting Persepolis. It's the ceremonial capital of Achaemenid empire which is one of the UNESCO world heritage sites in Iran.

2  Thank Ali J
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

It is about 25 centuries has been passed but still when I, as an Iranian, go there I proud myself. It almost takes 2 hours to visit Persepolis if you do it quickly. But take your time and do not rush, half a day is...More

1  Thank Ali A
Reviewed August 12, 2017

We had guests for excursion tour to Persepolis in July, It's 40 mins driving from Shiraz. As very high temperature in July, we had to skip visiting many parts and leave the site sooner than expected time.so the recommended time to visit Persepolis is from...More

Thank IranJourney-Pardis
Reviewed August 5, 2017

The 3000 years old Persepolis was the magnificent capital of Achaemenid Empire and it took 150 years to be finished. This ancient site consists of magnificent palaces, impressive reliefs and beautiful tombs. Visit Apadana Palace, the Palace of 100 Columns and the Gate of all...More

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Golrokh K
March 6, 2017|
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Response from Shirley A | Reviewed this property |
We used Morteza Mehrparvar he is in the Lonley Planet guide book and he helped us organise a guide when we got out to Persepolis. We were very happy with Morteza. Tell him Dave & Shirley from Western Australia recommended... More
Ratuay F
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Response from Puha P | Reviewed this property |
It's v doable! Persoplolis has more character n worth the visit! There is nothing much in pasargadae! Not sure abt the price as we took a tour package! Enjoy Iran, its an amazing country, u will not be disappointed! Wish u a... More