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Zinat ol Molk house, Shiraz

Located in Lotf-Ali-Khan Street, Zinat ol Molk house or Zinat al Moluk house is one of the remaining monuments from the Qajar period. The house is the only house in whole Shiraz that has an underground in all of its area. In 1359 (1980) during the war, this house changed into a place for War displaced people to live in. …

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Persepolis, Shiraz, UNESCO Site

Takht-e-Jamshid has other names including Perspolis, Perseolis, Hezar Sotoun and Chehel Menar. Taken from ancient Persian language, Parse is the modern name of Takht-e-Jamshid. Greeks used to call it as Persepolis which means Parse city. Takht-e-Jamshid means Shah Jamshid palace, who was the mythical Shah of Iran. History In the year 518 BC, Persepolis was the new capital of the …

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Pasargadae, Shiraz, UNESCO Site

Pasargadae has a great importance because of the Tomb of Cyrus the Great existence in it who was one of the greatest and most important kings of Achaemenid Empire.   The history of Pasargadae Achaemenid had been born in a land called Pasargadae. The Achaemenid dynasty triumphed Medes in 550 BC. Cyrus II chose the capital of the region based …

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