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About the time of Elamites, the indo European Aryan tribes entered Iran from north, including Medes who settled in northwest, Persians in south near Shiraz and Parthians who chose northeast to settle.
Tourist Attraction in Marvdasht (city)
Tourist Attraction in Marvdasht (city)
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.
Tourist Attraction in Marvdasht (city)
Tourist Attraction in Marvdasht (city)
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.
Nowruz, the celebration of Iranian New Year, starts on March 20 and is considered the most important holiday in Iran.
Persian art and Literature or Iranian art has one of the richest art heritages in world history and has been strong in many media including architecture, painting, weaving, pottery, calligraphy, metalworking and sculpture.
Tourist Attraction in Marvdasht (city)
Tourist Attraction 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 shrine. The area of this palace is 2,620 square meters and includes ...
Sizdah bedar or Sizdah Be-Dar (also known as Nature’s Day) literally means to spend the thirteen outdoor, is the thirteenth day of New Year which is also the last day of Persian New Year holiday.
Tourist Attraction in Marvdasht (city)
Tourist Attraction 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 or 'throne hill' is a citadel located at the heart of Pasargadae ...
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Lorestan is getting ready to host its fifth edition of the tribal festival aimed to help develop tourism across the western Iranian province.
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In southwest Iran is situated Susa, a captivating UNESCO-listed archaeological site occupying the whole southern flank of modern Shush. Originally similar in scale to the UNESCO-designated Persepolis, the city saw countless invasions and sackings during its history which spans almost 6000 years.
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