Persepolis, Iran - Persepolis, meaning "city of Persians", was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire. Persepolis is situated 70 km northeast of city of Shiraz in Fars Province in Iran. The earliest remains of Persepolis date back to 515 BCE
The ancient city of Persepolis (Iran) in modern-day Iran was one of four capitals of the sprawling Persian Empire. Built beginning around 520 B., the city was a showcase for the empire's staggering wealth, with grand architecture
Persepolis, Iran – Persepolis was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (ca. Persepolis is situated 70 km northeast of the modern city of Shiraz in the Fars Province of modern Iran. The earliest remains of Persepolis date from aroun
Future trip/ Comeback tour ~ Persepolis, Iran Would love to check out the legacy of Persia (present day Iran) - ancient culture (tick), the throne of Solomon (tick) and the city of Persepolis (tick), probably great food too
2 lamassu on the western portal of the Gate of All Nations, entrance to Persepolis (modern day Iran). The Lamassu is an apotrope, a mythological creature that wards off evil, originating in Babylonia and Assyria.