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Koorush Kabir (Cyrus) Shrine, Shiraz-Esfahan Rd

in Shiraz city | Fars province
Tourist Attraction

Koorush Kabir (Cyrus) Shrine, Shiraz-Esfahan Rd

Related to Shiraz city (located in Fars province)
On the Shiraz - Esfahan Road and in the Morqab plains, this rectangular monument is built on a six-storey platform. On the top floor, which is 3 m. high, there are two tombs, one belonging to Koorush, and the other to his wife Kassandan mother of Kamboujieh. These two graves are interconnected by a meter long and 35 cm. wide corridor.
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