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Pasargadae

54 mi NE of Persepolis, Pasargad, Iran
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Cyrus the Great

If you're into ancient history, you should give Pasargadae a visit. The main attraction here is the... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
Reza S
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Muscat, Oman
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Do it before Persepolis, as all the other sights pale in comparison

Sure, it is nice, in the context of history and all, and as a stand alone attraction, it is fine... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2017
Rune J
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Capital of ancient Persia was founded by Cyrus The Great and has remains of his palace, tomb and a temple.
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  • Average23%
  • Poor4%
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54 mi NE of Persepolis, Pasargad, Iran
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Reviewed 22 April 2017

If you're into ancient history, you should give Pasargadae a visit. The main attraction here is the tomb of Cyrus the Great, which most of the Iranians cherish. There are also a number of other ruins from the time of Cyrus, but they are so...More

Thank Reza S
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

Sure, it is nice, in the context of history and all, and as a stand alone attraction, it is fine, it is just, once you visited Persepolis, it most other attractions the area has to offer pales in comparison. You are most likely on a...More

2  Thank Rune J
Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Even Alexander the Great stopped by Darius mausoleum. So, you have to stop at Parsagades. You may be disappointed by the lack of standing monuments. Except the tomb itself, there are almost none. The place has a very special atmosphere. You feel thrown back in...More

Thank Eric P
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This ancient site isn't quite as impressive as Persepolis, but it is nevertheless worth a visit. Spread out over a huge area, the ruins aren't always in the best condition and you may need to use your imagination to fully appreciate the site. The main...More

Thank KGB777
Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

A must see place in iran, located near persepolis, do not just focus on the tomb of cyrus the great, there is a remnant of an ancient city, and a mighty citadel that you can have a nice view over the pasargade plain, there is...More

Thank Rooholah B
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Known for centuries as Solomon’s Mother's tomb it was identified as Cyrus’ tomb in 1820. At the end of a long walk way it makes an impressive sight. The coffin and goods of the tomb were looted in Alexander’s time. Nearby were the remains of...More

1  Thank Archaeobuff
Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

Visiting in low season this time and felt great , could watch it around easily ... lucky to have beautiful clouds 👍🏼

Thank Nassrin70
Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

The English word "paradise" has its origins in this now supremely lonely stretch of desert between Isfahan and Iran. In its glory day, this was the final pleasure garden of Cyrus the Great, who established the Persian empire. His imposing tomb is the chief attraction,...More

Thank Kirk E
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

Great place to visit...glory of persian empire in thousand years ago...first persian garden was built here....

Thank ABCDAS
Reviewed 20 December 2016

origin of culture honor kindness freedom knowledge and beautifulness. Read it's true history seat there and thinks for a while.

Thank بهزاد ر
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mehdi3990
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Response from 123peter456 | Reviewed this property |
we had an individual tour with own car, but if not of course the taxi is the best, nearly the only way to come there. just fix the price in advance.
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