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Address: 54 mi (87 km) NE of Persepolis, Pasargad, Iran

Capital of ancient Persia was founded by Cyrus The Great and has remains of...

Capital of ancient Persia was founded by Cyrus The Great and has remains of his palace, tomb and a temple.

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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 tomb of Cyrus the Great, which most of the Iranians cherish. There are also a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Reza S
Muscat, Oman
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Here is the tomb of Cyrus the great,in my idea he was the best king in world in every thing,even thought in this area not much remain after 2530 years to see but his tomb is a great diamond in this area.

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Muscat, Oman
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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

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 spread out and you might do a little bit of walking here as well. The... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEW 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 guided group tour, but should you find yourself at your own devices, and lack time,... More 

Thank Rune J
Bordeaux, France
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 the past. A very curious impression. You can imagine how the apadana looked like at... More 

Thank Eric P
Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 attraction is the tomb of Cyrus, which although relatively small is still very interesting.

Thank KGB777
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 also an ancient road called "Shahi or Royal" road, The Royal Road was an ancient... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 21 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 an old Caravanserai – the Mozaffarian. It used stones from Cyrus’ palace. We then moved... More 

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Tehran Province, Iran
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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 👍🏼

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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Reviewed 21 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, perched symbolically between earth and heaven, and a stark reminder of the leveling power of... More 

Thank Kirk E
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Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

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


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