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My knowledge of the history of this city gave me much to be excited about...but there is little left...and the museum is very small an unexciting. Nevertheless .. you have to go to Zanbil nearby ...so worth stopping in..for ancient history buffs
This is part of the packaged experience with the french castle and the apadana palace ruins. This is the best of the bunch. We were shown a kitchy movie to give us an overview followed by the museum and a souveneir shop. Good if you...More
There is not much to see at the archaeological site. Some pieces of columns. That's it. Not comparable with Persepolis which is quite impressive.
The museum has some nice artefacts in display, but all behind glass, making photography difficult. It's ridiculous that almost double the...More
It is said that in 1885, along with the presence of foreign diggers and explorers, a workshop for the restoration of historical objects was also commissioned in the fort, which was used in drilling seasons, after the victory of the Islamic Revolution and the withdrawal...More
Unfortunately the appadana palace is ruined during wars and time and compare to takhte Jamshid or acropolice in Greece there is nothing left to see but some columns and ruined but it is still nice .
Castle is nice also with musuim
The museum and gardens contain some impressive remnants from the now all but destroyed Darius Palace. The ruins are simply what remains of the footings but you get idea of scale. If you have no imagination don't visit.
A poor archaeological site, the remains of Darius Palace, a great effort of imagination is needed to recreate mentally how it could have been in the past. But a nice walk in history with some interesting artefacts. No shade at all, except at the entrance...More
Expect to spend there around 2 or even 3h, if you want to walk the whole complex.
There is a possibility of a combined ticket to visit both the museum and the archeological site. If you only want to visit one of those, state that,...More