Pasargadae (Persian پاسارگاد)

Pasargadae (Persian پاسارگاد)

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Its ruins lie 87 km (54 mi) northeast of Persepolis, in present Fars province of Iran, and was the first capital of the Persian Empire. The construction of the capital city by Cyrus the Great, begun in 546 BCE or later, was left unfinished, for Cyrus died in battle in 530 BCE or 529 BCE.The archaeological site covers 1.6 square kilometres and includes a structure commonly believed to be the mausoleum of Cyrus, the fortress of Tall-e Takht sitting on top of a nearby hill, and the remains of two royal palaces and gardens. #Bahador_Soodbakhsh #cyrus #fars #pasargad #Pasargadae #shiraz #پاسارگاد #کورش #کوروش
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