Persepolis & Naqshe Rustam Apr 2016

Persepolis, about an hour’s drive from Shiraz, literally means Persian city and was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (550-330 BC).  The ruins of Persepolis was declared an UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979.  The site is partly constructed and partly cut out of a mountain.  It gives one a great sense of the […]