Tchogha Zanbil

The Tchogha Zanbil site holds the remains of the world’s largest ziggurat built in the ancient Elamite city of Dur Untash. The site is located near Susa(Shush)in southwestern Iran.Constructed in about 1250 BC,the ziggurat

temple was dedicated to Elamite deity Ishushinak.


The site was added to UNESCO World Heritage List in 1979,in the same year Persepolis was registered. The receding stairs of the ziggurat lead to a temple of the second millennium BC,where in the flashing of an eye one can get

immersed in a world of ancient mysteries.