Persepolis (Takht-e Jamshid or Parseh)

70 km northeast of Shiraz
Fars, Iran

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The ceremonial capital of the Persian Empire during the Achaemenid dynasty (558 - 330 BCE), the buildings at Persepolis include three general groupings: military quarters, the treasury, and the reception halls and occasional houses for the King.

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