Pasargadae World Heritage Site

  • Royal Paradise

    Royal Paradise

  • The Winged Figure

    The Winged Figure

  • Pasargadae

    Pasargadae

  • Audience Palace

    Audience Palace

  • Private Palace

    Private Palace

Historical Sites

  • Tall-e Takht Fortification

    Tall-e Takht Fortification

    The great stone platform on the western slope of the natural hill of Tall-e Takht with 80 m. length and 15 m. height has been made up of some 20 layers of huge stone slabs having up to six tons weight. The Throne hill was almost certainly intended to serve as a platform for further impressive construction; and this never-finished project might have partly provided an inspiration for the later, elevated palatial compound at Persepolis.

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  • Royal Paradise

    Royal Paradise

    For the ancient Persians the symbol of eternal life was a tree with a stream at its roots. The sacred miracle tree contained the seeds of all within itself. The garden at Pasargadae  appears to document the first known occurrence of the chahārbāḡ or the famous traditional Persian fourfold garden, a specific articulation of space that went on to become a characteristic mark of later garden design, not only in Iran but even far beyond the bounds of the Western Asia. 

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  • The Winged Figure

    The Winged Figure

    The two main doorways leading into and out of Gate R were originally flanked by monumental winged bulls that were closely copied from the lamassu as divine guardians that had once provided divine protection to the gates and doorways of Neo-Assyrian palaces.  While they are no longer represented by anything but stone fragments, the many pieces of sculptured hairs and the part of a crown found by Herzfeld in this area, indicate that the bulls of the inner door were human-headed. 

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  • Tomb of Cyrus the Great

    Tomb of Cyrus the Great

    “O man, I am Cyrus, who founded the Empire of the Persians, and am the king of Asia, do not feel exasperation or jealousy against me or this monument”

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  • Tall-e Takht

    Tall-e Takht

    The great stone platform on the western slope of the natural hill of Tall-e Takht with 80 m. length and 15 m. hight has been made up of some 20 layers of huge stone slabs having up to six tons weight. The Throne hill was almost certainly intended to serve as a platform for further impressive construction; and this never-finished project might have partly provided an inspiration for the later, elevated palatial compound at Persepolis.

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  • Carvansarae Mozaffari

    Carvansarae Mozaffari

     Located about 100 m north of the tomb of Cyrus, is the Mozaffari caravanserae or hostel. It was made of the transported stones from the Achaemenid monuments of Pasargadae. The plan is a square 45.20 x 40.30 m. A series of rooms are organized around a court of 18.50 x 16.50.

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  • Stone Tower

    Stone Tower

    Not far to the north of the palace area, a fourteen-meter-high tower still boasts a more or less intact entrance façade. The tower was built almost exclusively by finely cut slabs of white limestone with the striking exception of three rows of windows that are in dark limestone. The location of the windows is visibly not related to the interior plan of the building, which was a single room raised above almost eight meters of solid masonry. The only entrance to this single enclosed chamber was via a monumental external stone staircase that reached a large elevated doorway.

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  • Gate Palace

    Gate Palace

    Located at the eastern edge of the palace vicinity, Gate R (Herzfeld’s Palace R or Palace with the Relief) is the earliest known example of a freestanding monumental gateway. It may well have served as the inspiration for the famous Gate of Xerxes or the Gate of All Nations at Persepolis. Here, the gate consists of a rectangular columned hall (26.40 m x 22.60 m in size) pierced by two opposite monumental doorways on its long axis and by two side doorways on its cross axis. Although all that survived of the building are the stone foundations and some bases of columns, the upper parts of the walls must have been formed of mud-brick, possibly positioned in the manner of the Gate of Xerxes.

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  • Private Palace

    Private Palace

    Marked for its one surviving column or pier, the Private Palace has a similar plan to that of the Audience Palace with a central columned hall sliced open  by stone doorways in all four walls, although just the west and east (the right and left hand) sides were fronted by porticoes. The columns in the hall of the Private Palace , each supported by exceptionally finely-made, horizontally- fluted torus on black and white plinths, are smaller but more numerous than those of the Palace P.

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  • Pasargadae

    Pasargadae

    The earliest known major settlement of the Persians is the grand capital and the last resting place of Cyrus the Great (559-530 BC), located 40 km to the northeast of Persepolis in the fertile and well-irrigated land of Dasht-e Murghab, with the elevation of 1900 meters above the sea level.

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  • Audience Palace

    Audience Palace

    Known for many years as the location of the only and oldest surviving intact column at Pasargadae and throughout Iran, having more than 2550 years old, Palace S (Herzfeld’s “Palast mit der Saule”) was undeniably built to serve as the principal public palace for Cyrus and his court in a very distinctive island -like location surrounded by the permanent stream supplied from a not too far river, Pulvar. Similar to the other structures in the palace complex, the core of Palace S consists of a central rectangular columned hall, here with two rows of four columns, and doorways leading from the center of each wall to an adjoining portico.

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  • Sacred Precint

    Sacred Precint

    The most northerly part on the Pasargadae site, some 2400 meter to the north of Cyrus the Great tomb, is an area known as worship or sacred precinct that is marked by the existence of two stone plinths that stand some nine meters apart. Set up on sizeable stone foundation that reach up over two meters in height, the plinths were constructed in white limestone and each rose from low-level black limestone borders that provided a characteristic dichromatic effect.

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World Heritage Site

Pasargadae, Iran, was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2004 on the basis of cultural criteria (I), (II), (III) and (IV).
World Heritage Property number: 1106
World Heritage Document

عرصه و حرایم میراث جهانی پاسارگاد

محوطه میراث جهانی پاسارگاد دارای يک عرصه و سه حريم درجه 1، 2 و 3 است و هرکدام مشمول قوانين و ضوابط خاص خود می باشند. گستردگی حرايم تا آنجا پيش رفته که بيش از 12200هکتار در حريم درجه سه قرار دارد.

محدوده عرصه و حرایم

موزه پاسارگاد

نكته جالب توجه كه بسيار مد­نظر معمار موزه بوده است، مخفي نگه­داشتن آن در زير­زمين و تظاهر متواضعانه اين مجموعه عظيم در برابر آثار پرقدمت محوطه پاسارگاد مي­باشد، به گونه­ ای که تظاهر بيرونی اين مجموعه عظيم به چشم بيننده از بيرون، تنها بصورت تپه­ ای طبيعی که از چشم­ اندازهای عادی آن منطقه به حساب می ­آيد ­باشد.

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