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Perspolice

It is located on Marvdasht, 47 km away from north of Shiraz in Fars Province. Perspolice means city of Persians. The Greeks called it Perspolice. The city was constructed in 515 BC by Darius, a great king in Achamanid era. In the royal palace they used to hold Norouz ceremonies, an ancient Iranian new year festival. It is believed that the city was set on fire by Alexander in 330 BC.

The dazzling architectures of the city reflect the great Iranian architects’ knowledge and expertise.

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