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Visit the ancient capital of the Persian Empire!

Persepolis is a must-see for history and culture lovers. In Iran this unique place is called Takhte Jamshid, or the throne of the mythical king Jamshid. In Persepolis the most important ceremonies took place in splendor and pomp. The Persian Kings of Kings, including Xerxes and Darius, had impressive palaces built there. After the conquest of Persepolis by Alexander the Macedonia, this ancient capital fell into disrepair. The museum and the excavations give a good picture of the glorious history.

Admire the rock tombs of Naqsh-e-Rostam!

In the vicinity of Persepolis lies the Necropolis Naqsh-e-Rostam, where the royal tombs are located high in the rocks. At the bottom of the rock is a mysterious Zoroastrian temple where possibly the sacred books of the Avesta were kept. During this day trip you also visit these historic monuments.

Duration: a part of the day with plenty of time for a complete viewing.

Includes : Driver from / to Shiraz ,  English speaking guide , Entrances fee

Price : From 75 € per person

* price per person based on a minimum of 2 persons.

30 € per person

 

 

Available departures

Unfortunately, no places are available on this tour at the moment

Persepolis

PersepolisPersepolis Persepolis (Pārsa) or as locals name Takhte Jamshid, founded by Darius I in 518 B.C, was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire. It is situated 60 km northeast of the city of Shiraz in Fars Province, Iran. The earliest remains of Persepolis date back to 515 BCE. It exemplifies the Achaemenid style of architecture. UNESCO declared the ruins of Persepolis a World Heritage Read more