Persepolis(55 km northeast of city of Shiraz) Fars province ,Iran
Persepolis is one of the most beautiful architectural masterpieces of the second half of the first millennium B.C., and was created by the able hands of an cientartists.The construction of persepolis began during the reign of Darius1 (486 – 552 B.C. ) around 518 B.C., and continued under his son Xerxes1 (465-486 B.C.) and his grandson Artaxerxes1 (425 – 464 B.C ). The building operations of this magnificent ensemble went on for around two centuries.
Naqsh-e RostamNaqsh-e Rustam:
is an ancient necropolis located about 12 km northwest of Persepolis, in Fars Province, Iran, with a group of ancient Iranian rock reliefs cut into the cliff, from both the Achaemenid and Sassanid periods.
aqsh-e Rajab is an archaeological site just west of Istakhr and about 5 km north of Persepolis in Fars Province, Iran. Together with Naqsh-e Rustam, which lies 2.5 km away, the site is part of the Marvdasht cultural complex.