The ancient city of Persepolis which once called the richest city under the sun is the most must-see not only in Shiraz but in Iran. The magnificent palaces of the world’s biggest empire, Achaemenid kingdom established by the fair king, Cyrus the Great, carving speaks with you and sole of humanity buried in this old city date back to more than 2500 years ago.
A UNESCO World Heritage site which was destroyed by Alexander the Great. We highly recommend hiring a guide to understand its magnificent history and a lot of hidden stories behind it. Just go and enjoy the breadth of history.
Nearby Attractions: Necropolis (Naqsh-e Rostam), Naqsh-e Rajab