"The city of imagination" Daytrip -Persepolis Tip by global_explorer

Daytrip -Persepolis, Shiraz: 10 reviews and 10 photos

Persepolis, the masin reason for the majority of Shirazvisitors to come here. I easily understands why. This ruinated city, once the capital of a mighty empire, is maybe not better preserved than some other middleeastern ruincities, but it is something about the remaining relicts who make the place stunning. The astart is very good as you enter the city along the same way as the ancient kings, then there is the magnificent relieffs around the site. It is easy to spend hours and hours just to wander around dreaming. If you haver seen some drawings of how it must have looked like back then it is still very easy to recognice the place. Maybe thats the reason for the magic of Persepolis, i don't know, but i know this place are really special.

Directions: Norteast off Shiraz, go there either by chartered taxi (i recomend Morteza reached via Esteghlal hotel) or organiced trips by Pars touragenzy in Shiraz (see the page of VT member Persian traveler)
Phone: +98 939 799 2428
Website: http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/114

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  • Written Jul 28, 2004
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