In Photos: Persepolis & Necropolis, Iran

Persepolis (𐎱𐎠𐎼𐎿 in old Persian) was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (ca. 550–330 BC). It is situated 60 kilometres (37 mi) northeast of the city of Shiraz 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.

















Argun Konuk
Argun Konuk

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