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Tomb of Cyrus The Great
Pasargadae
Copyright: Mohammad Reza Domiri Ganji
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10000x5000
Taken: 14/09/2011
Uploaded: 16/09/2011
Updated: 23/03/2015
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Tags: cyrus; pasargadae; iran; ancient; historical; persia; persian; king; prophet; shiraz
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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.