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Pasargad, Tale Takht
Pasargadae
Copyright: Sahneh
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 6100x3050
Taken: 18/03/2002
Chargée: 20/05/2010
Mis à jour: 04/03/2015
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More About Pasargadae

Pasargadae was a city in ancient Persia, and is today an archaeological site and one of Iran's UNESCO World Heritage Sites.It was the first capital of the Achaemenid Empire and lies in the Fars province, 43 kilometers from Persepolis. The construction began around 546 BCE. The tomb of Cyrus' son and successor, Cambyses II, also has been found in Pasargadae. Pasargadae remained the Persian capital until Darius founded another in Persepolis.