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Not alot to see here

You will need to use your imagination here as there is not alot to see. There are foundations only... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
Casa62
,
Brisbane, Australia
the Apadana Palace of Shosh

the Apadana Palace of Shosh has been built on the orders of Dariush Kabir, the king of the... read more

Reviewed 23 April 2018
amirhossein f
,
Tehran, Iran
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Shush, Iran
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Reviewed 22 May 2018

You will need to use your imagination here as there is not alot to see. There are foundations only and the odd column. Minimal signage and open areas, this is not a site worth making a special trip for unless you are an archaeologist or...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

the Apadana Palace of Shosh has been built on the orders of Dariush Kabir, the king of the Achaemenid rule, with an area of ​​10,434 square meters. The architecture of this massive collection is very remarkable and impressive. The architect and designers of this old...More

Thank amirhossein f
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Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Not a huge amount to see as anything that was worth seeing are in the Louvre in Paris or the British Museum in London. In its heyday would have been amazing.

Thank rdella
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Reviewed 21 November 2016

There is not much artifacts left here to see,unfortunately all stolen in a savage way by French treasure hunters back in 1900 and available now in Louvre museum.Hope stealing cultural heritage of others stops one day.

Thank nick b
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

this is a must to to realize how much destruction invading colonial powers have caused to ancient facility, they used bricks to build new fort for their own protection destroying archaeological evidence in the process

Thank racuch
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Reviewed 12 June 2016

The Palace must be imagined. Little remains other than an outline scattered columns and a good number of ruins. It must have been a large and important center.

Thank PGIT
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Reviewed 27 May 2016

This Spectacular incredible ancient city takes you back in time , specially if visited in end of March and April , the beautiful green hills around with this architecture palace and reminds you of Great emperors of the very past 4000-5000 years ago .

Thank Pegah A
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Reviewed 28 April 2016

this Achaemenian belongs to Dariush . in fact Susa was one of Achaemenian seasonal capital city . except Tchugha-Zanbil all the remaining Elamite buildings used by other kingdoms in Iran . this complex was one of the biggest palace of Achaemenian . when you are...More

Thank MohammadZunoubi
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Reviewed 14 April 2016

It is not like Persepolis, but worth visiting. The conservation has not been the best, unfortunately. There is a nice walking trail along the ruins, and some explanations, both in English and Farsi.

Thank Ana L
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Reviewed 26 March 2016

We recently traveled with a tour to Shush & shushtar. So far I visited this place four times and I never was tired to see and hear the stories about the history of the monuments Shush. Apadana palace is beautiful. Not the beauty of Persepolis...More

Thank rahil63
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