Tourist attractions in MARVDASHT (city)

More information about Naqsh-e Rostam in Marvdasht
Naqsh-e Rostam
in Marvdasht City
Naqsh-e Rustam (Naqsh-e Rostam) is an impressive necropolis that stands as a reminder of the once famous and powerful Persian Achaemenid Empire, which thrived between 500 BC and 330 ... MORE
Naqsh-e Rustam is an ancient necropolis, located in the village of Zangi-Abad, to the north of the city of Marvdasht in Fars province. This ancient site which is in a 6 km distance from Persepolis (Takht-e Jamshid), has been a home to ancient Iranian rock reliefs from Elamite, Achaemenid, and Sassanid periods. It lies a few hundred meters from Naqsh-e Rajab, with four further rock reliefs, three of them celebrating kings and one a high priest.
More information about Persepolis in Marvdasht
Persepolis
in Marvdasht City
On top of the rocky mountain of Rahmat in the plain of Marvdasht, the ruins of Takht-e-Jamshid palace are pre-eminent. Construction of these palaces started at the time of Darius I ... MORE
An Incredible touch to Persian Antiquity! One of the great wonders of the ancient world.It was conceived by Darius the Great who (520 BC) inherited the responsibility for ruling the world's first known empire founded by his predecessor, Cyrus the Great.
More information about Naqsh-e Rustam Engraving in Marvdasht
Naqsh-e Rustam Engraving
in Marvdasht City
Naqsh-e Rustam (meaning Throne of Rustam) is located approximately 5 km (3 miles) to the northwest of Persepolis, the capital of the former Achaemenid (Persian) Empire. In the same ... MORE
Naqsh-e Rustam (meaning Throne of Rustam) is located approximately 5 km (3 miles) to the northwest of Persepolis, the capital of the former Achaemenid (Persian) Empire. In the same direction as the historical site of Naghsh-e-Rajab and at the termination of the Haji-Abad Mountain, there are many historical ...
The Achaemenid Museum is situated in the Khashayar Shah's Harem (Queen's Palace) in Persepolis Palace (Takht Jamshid) - Marvdasht near Shiraz in Fars Province. It was inaugurated ... MORE
The Achaemenid Museum is situated in the Khashayar Shah's Harem (Queen's Palace) in Persepolis Palace (Takht Jamshid) - Marvdasht near Shiraz in Fars Province. It was inaugurated in 1938 under the name of Takht-e-Jamshid (Persepolis). In this museum objects from the pre-historic, Achaemenian ...
3 kilometers To the north of Persepolis at the foot of Mt. Hosain (Kooh-e Rahmat), there are carvings of Ardeshir Babakan and Shapour I . This carving consists of three embossed pictures ... MORE
Naghsh-e Rajab is an archaeological site just west of Istakhr and about 5 km north of Persepolis in Fars Province, Iran.
More information about Tall-e Takht in Marvdasht
Tall-e Takht
in Marvdasht City
The Tall-i Takht Citadel is an enormous unfinished platform built to one side of a natural hillock. It was probably built during the reign of Cyrus the Great but was abandoned after ... MORE
At the northeastern end of Pasargadae is the citadel, called Tall-e Takht, "throne hill". It probably dates to the reign of Cyrus the Great (r.559-530), although it may also be a bit older than Pasargadae itself.
More information about Pasargadae in Marvdasht
Pasargadae
in Marvdasht City
Pasargade (Pasargaad) was the capital of the Achaemenid Empire under Cyrus the Great (559–530 BC), who ordered its construction. This palace is 600 meters to the northeast of the Koorush ... MORE
Pasargade (Pasargaad) was the capital of the Achaemenid Empire under Cyrus the Great (559–530 BC), who ordered its construction. This palace is 600 meters to the northeast of the Koorush shrine. The area of this palace is 2,620 square meters and includes a large hall (with eight columns) in the middle ...
More information about Tomb of Cambyses II in Marvdasht
Tomb of Cambyses II
in Marvdasht City
A huge stone slab measuring 1.60 meters in height comprised of 5 broken pieces at a distance of 100 meters from Tall-e Takht near Pasargade in Marvdasht (Fars Province). Tall-e Takht ... MORE
A huge stone slab measuring 1.60 meters in height comprised of 5 broken pieces at a distance of 100 meters from Tall-e Takht near Pasargade in Marvdasht (Fars Province). Tall-e Takht or 'throne hill' is a citadel located at the heart of Pasargadae historical complex, the first dynastic capital ...
Estakhr Ancient City (Takht-e Taavoos) 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 ... MORE
Estakhr Ancient City (Takht-e Taavoos) 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 ...
More information about Band-e-Amir Bridge in Marvdasht
Band-e-Amir Bridge
in Marvdasht City
In the south-east of the Marvdasht plains, and across the Korr River, a very fortified dam was made, the bridge of which is called Band-e-Amir. This bridge, being an important monument ... MORE
In the south-east of the Marvdasht plains, and across the Korr River, a very fortified dam was made, the bridge of which is called Band-e-Amir. This bridge, being an important monument of the early centuries of Islam, related to the Azododoleh-ye-Daylami period.
More information about Marvdasht Archaeological Hills in Marvdasht
Marvdasht Archaeological Hills
in Marvdasht City
Scientific discoveries and researches indicate that different civilizations have been living in this vast plain. Many imprinted ceramic vessels along with implements and tools have ... MORE
Scientific discoveries and researches indicate that different civilizations have been living in this vast plain. Many imprinted ceramic vessels along with implements and tools have remained from those civilizations. These date back to 3500 BC.
More information about Pasargadae Fire Temple in Marvdasht
Pasargadae Fire Temple
in Marvdasht City
At the distance of 1500 m. away from the Exclusive Palace of Koorush, on the eastern plains of Morqab, two bits of white rocks, opposite a short hill at a distance of 9 m. from each ... MORE
At the distance of 1500 m. away from the Exclusive Palace of Koorush, on the eastern plains of Morqab, two bits of white rocks, opposite a short hill at a distance of 9 m. from each other, are located. They are called Pasargadae’s Qorbangah (Altar) or fire temple.
More information about Gar Mountain in Marvdasht
Gar Mountain
in Marvdasht City
This mountain is located to the north of the Marvdasht township with an altitude of 3,109 meters. Its general direction is right in the general direction of the Zagross Mountains, ... MORE
This mountain is located to the north of the Marvdasht township with an altitude of 3,109 meters. Its general direction is right in the general direction of the Zagross Mountains, and extends from the northwest to the southeast.
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