Naqsh-e Rustam Tours – Shiraz, Iran
About this place
Naqsh-e Rustam is one of the most amazing and awesome ancient sites of the Achaemenid Empire in Fars province, which consist of the colossal tombs of Persian kings that dates back to the first millennium BC. Naqsh-e Rustam (means Throne of Rustam ) is located in 5 km (3 miles) to the northwest of Persepolis, the capital of the former Achaemenid (Persian) Empire in present day in Iran. it is carved on the mountains which were considered sacred in the Elamite times. the rock-cut tombs of Achaemenid rulers and their families dating to the 4 th and 5 th centuries BC, as well as richly decorated reliefs carved by the Sasanians in the 3 rd century AD are carved on this mountain. Naqsh-e Rustam was a major ceremonial center for the Sasanians until the 7 th century AD. It's a beautiful sight to visit in spring and has the best climate dring this time.
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