Naqsh-e-Rostam, Marvdasht

Carved into the face of a mountain, Naqsh-e-Rostam stands on the outskirts of ancient Persepolis and features four monumental tombs for revered Persian kings. A majestic necropolis with sections well over 3,000 years old, the site boasts delicate carvings depicting rulers of the Sassanid Empire. Plan to visit Naqsh-e-Rostam during your Marvdasht vacation using our convenient Marvdasht planner .
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  • In front of a Rocky Mountain, the Royal tombs are arquemenidas cave, cruciform and bas-reliefs, very nice and interesting thing to visit, are separated between if and in the same rock and are a great size. They have a great interest in Iran, by the Kings than in these are.
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  • Velichistvennoe place. As for me, the most impressive from what I have seen in Iran for 3 weeks. The tomb is enormous murals very detailed, very a lot of fine details, ranging from the cuneiform at the entrances to the Tomb, ending at ground level when their "construction" was much lower-as the base of the "Cube of Zoroaster", i.e. the Tomb seemed even higher!
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  • Naqsh-e Rustam (100,000 IRR / S$4.30 per pax) is an ancient necropolis (large cemetery with elaborate tomb monuments) housing 4 tombs of the Achaemenid kings. The entrance to each tomb is at the cente...  more »
  • A place you must visit after Persepolis. This is the tomb of the kings who built Persepolis. This place is very near Persepolis and will not take you too much time to visit.
  • It's not the biggest place but I liked it. The stone carvings in this massiv walls telling the history of persi is cool to see. We stopped there on our way from Yazd to Shiraz before we visted Persepolis.
  • An impressive place. But the entrance for tourists is too high as in many touristic places in Iran.
  • Unreal. I had no idea Iran had its own Petra! Incredible history in this area. An absolute MUST SEE!
  • Intetesting to see kings tombs not like kongdom vally in Egipt. It is not possible to go inside...

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