Persepolis is a historical site 60 km north of , in province. It was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire, inscribed in the UNESCO list in 1979.
Photo: Charles Chipiez, Public domain.

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The Tachara, or the Tachar Château, also referred to as the Palace of Darius the Great, was the exclusive building of Darius I at Persepolis, . Photo: درفش کاویانی, CC BY-SA 3.0.

also known as the Gate of Xerxes, is located in the ruins of the ancient city of Persepolis, Iran. Photo: Alborzagros, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Photo: carolemage, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Archaeological site
or Tall-e Bakun was a prehistoric site in the Ancient Near East about 3 km south of Persepolis. is situated 2½ km south of Persepolis.


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