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Estakhr Ancient City (Takht-e-Tavoos)

in Shiraz city | Fars province
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Estakhr Ancient City (Takht-e-Tavoos)

Related to Shiraz city (located in Fars province)
Located 7 km. from the remains of Persepolis (Takht-e-Jamshid), the ruins of the city of Estakhr known as Takht-e-Tavoos exists. It includes a stony gate, columns and walls dating back to the Achaemenian period. Many archaeological objects have been found at this site, which belong to the Sassanian, Parthian and Islamic eras.
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