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Iran, Persepolis

 Posted by , last edited on December 12, 2013 at 03:55:25

Location Fars, Iran
Coordinates N29 56 3.984 E52 53 25.008
Property 13 ha
Date of Inscription 1979

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Founded by Darius I in 518 B.C., Persepolis was the capital of the Achaemenid Empire. It was built on an immense half-artificial, half-natural terrace, where the king of kings created an impressive palace complex inspired by Mesopotamian models. The importance and quality of the monumental ruins make it a unique archaeological site.

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