Pasargadae Complex, a collection of ancient structures remaining from the Achaemenid era, is 135 kilometers north of Shiraz in the Fars Province. It is in a plain 1900 meters above the sea level surrounded by mountains.


Persepolis, located in Marvdasht in the north of Fars Province, is an ancient city which was the center of Achemenian Empire for years. The palaces of Persepolis were built during the empire of Darius the Great, Xerxes, and Ardashir I.