Pasargadae shiraz iran

 The ancient city of Persian and the first capital of the Achaemenid empire that was constructed by the founder of the world largest kingdom till now .i.e. Cyrus the great. His reign lasted around 31 years and during this time he had around 30 nations on both eastern and western civilizations under his dominion. Although he had a high reputation in human rights, military strategy and politics and was recognized as the king of justice who respected all the customs and religions of his people his proclamation inscribed onto the Cyrus Cylinder has been recognised as the first and oldest charter of human rights.

He started building his capital in 546 BC but never finished it and died in the 530 BC. Pasargadae is also the burial place of Cyrus the Great that is the most important  and well-kept monument of this site. 

In fact, it covers an area of around 1.6 square kilometers that includes the fortress of Toll-e Takht , two royal palaces that now are just a few ruins remain, and beautiful gardens that are considered as the first examples of the Persian-style  garden known as a fourfold garden or Chahar Bagh,   and finally the tomb itself. 

Pasargadae is considered as an important archeological site that is inscribed in UNESCO list in 2004. 


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