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About 50 Km North of Shiraz, Persepolis 71364, Iran
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It is about 25 centuries has been passed but still when I, as an Iranian, go there I proud myself... read more

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We had guests for excursion tour to Persepolis in July, It's 40 mins driving from Shiraz. As very... 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 50 Km North of Shiraz, Persepolis 71364, Iran
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Reviewed yesterday 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

Thank Ali A
Reviewed 5 days ago

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 1 week ago

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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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Iran is well-known for its persepolis. This is fountain of Iranian culture . Iran era had started from this culture. The visit with background study is suggested.

Thank EhsanGhasrfakhri
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went here in june 17, during Ramadan, and the place was nearly empty. Even the ticket-selles did not turn up before late. The best place to visit when in Shiraz. Kings grave should be visited here, just above the complex, but if rainy it will...More

1  Thank Ivariversen
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Any hotel in Shiraz will offer a half day trip to Persepolis in a car and it costs 30$ per person providing that there are at least two guests. (Takes one hour from Shiraz) Amazing details in massive size, probably contemporary with the Egyptian counterpart....More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very famous, much visited site of Persepolis. Very impressive, by its age, and nice location. Early morning is a good time to travel, also because of temperatures.

Thank Theo v
Reviewed July 12, 2017

there is an Amazing history in the Persian empire. for those who love history and culture, this is the ultimate place.

Thank Soli s
Reviewed July 12, 2017

This was an important Achaemenid Palace complex which was burnt by Alexander the Great. There are still some incredible wall carvings remaining,as well as the famous Gate of All Nations. It is difficult to imagine the magnificence of the site from the ruins but we...More

Thank Traveller1XX
Reviewed July 10, 2017

For those interested in archaeology and the history of the Persian empire. The many nations depicted on the Adapana staircase show how powerful Dariush and Xerxes were. You are only allowed a camera, Persepolis is in a dry, hot area so you have to be...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