Pasargadae

Pasargadae

Pasargadae (Persian: Pāsārgād, from Ancient Greek: Πασαργάδαι), the capital of Cyrus the Great (559–530 BC) and also his last resting place, was a city in ancient Persia (modern-day Iran), located near the city of Shiraz (in Pasargad County) and is today an archaeological site and one of Iran’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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Pasargadae (Persian: Pāsārgād, from Ancient Greek: Πασαργάδαι), the capital of Cyrus the Great (559–530 BC) and also his last resting place, was a city in ancient Persia (modern-day Iran), located near the city of Shiraz (in Pasargad County) and is today an archaeological site and one of Iran's UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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