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Persepolis, Reflection of Iran's Civilization Glory

Friday, March 20, 2015

 

Persepolis (Takht-e Jamshid ), literally meaning "city of Persians", was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (ca. 550–330 BC). Persepolis is situated 70 km northeast of city of Shiraz in Fars Province in Iran. The earliest remains of Persepolis date back to 515 BC. It exemplifies the Achaemenid style of architecture. UNESCO declared the ruins of Persepolis a World Heritage Site in 1979.

 

*Photo Credit: ISNA

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