Cyrus's Final Resting Place

2 November 2010

The Tomb of Cyrus the Great Pasargadae

The city of Pasargadae was begun by Cyrus the Great in 546 BC but was overtaken by Persepolis. The tomb of Cyrus remains but along with most of the city, the gardens that surrounded the tomb have now disappeared.

Focal Length:24mm
Aperture:f/4
ISO:100
Exposure:1/1000 sec
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asia iran parsagardae tomb
Iran (45 of 107)
 
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