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From Susan's sights. In 1987, Jean-Marie-Jacques du Morgan, a Frenchman, came to Susa for research and exploration, and the construction of the Shosh castle began to accommodate her and her companions and the arsenal of ancient artifacts. To do this, the tallest point of the...More
The French Palsce was built by the Iranians to accommodate French archeologists working on the site of Darius's Palace next door.
It's built like a castle but not historically significant. Nice views across town.
The Shush Castle was built by the French as a home base as they excavated the area. Commanding view over the major site and surrounding countryside. The courtyard has items similar to those seen in the Raiders of the Lost Ark movie
Built by the French to protect their archaeologists against local tribes attacks. It was built using bricks and remains from the adjacent archaeological site. Nice walk around and views, but don't waste time.
this Great Castle made by many ancient bricks belongs to 15 diffrent age of history about 120 years ago . this made by the first Archaeologist who works on Susa .
don't miss the nice view of Sunset near this castle .
When Jacques De Morgan, the archaeologist and prehistory French researcher that led for 15 years in Iran and Sush rebult this castle for residency of hi team. this castle was rebuilt with the old historical brick. you can see many Inscriptions in wall of this...More