Palace of Ardashir, south of Shiraz

Third-century Persian ruler Ardashir I -- the founder of Iran's Sassanid Empire -- built this palace for himself.
In front is a lake that supplied the palace with water. Some believe the building was abandoned because the lake proved too arid.



12/23/2017 | Blog Code: 4035

Third-century Persian ruler Ardashir I -- the founder of Iran's Sassanid Empire -- built this palace for himself
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