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Abunasr Palace (Takht-e-Abunasr) - Shiraz
Tourist Attraction

Qasre Abunasr

in Shiraz city | Fars province
Tourist Attraction

Qasre Abunasr

Related to Shiraz city (located in Fars province)
Ghassr-e Abu Nasr (Abu-Nasr Palace, Qasre Abunasr, Takht-e-Abunasr) or Takht-e Sulayman (Throne of Solomon) is the site of an ancient settlement situated in city of Shiraz in the Fars province. Six kilometers east of Shiraz, on top of a hill, ia a relic of an edifice made of brick and stone. As a result of archeological excavations, these remains have been estimated to date back to the Parthian period but it was also used in the Sassanian period.

Probably in the pre-Islamic era Takhat-e-Soleiman or the palace of Abunasr was located where the present city of Shiraz is today. This palace has been registered in the list of National Heritage monuments.
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Abunasr Palace (Takht-e-Abunasr) - Shiraz
Abunasr Palace (Takht-e-Abunasr) - Shiraz
Abunasr Palace (Takht-e-Abunasr) - Shiraz
Abunasr Palace (Takht-e-Abunasr) - Shiraz
Abunasr Palace (Takht-e-Abunasr) - Shiraz
Abunasr Palace (Takht-e-Abunasr) - Shiraz
Abunasr Palace (Takht-e-Abunasr) - Shiraz
Abunasr Palace (Takht-e-Abunasr) - Shiraz
Abunasr Palace (Takht-e-Abunasr) - Shiraz
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