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Address: Susa, Shush, Iran
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The massive temple, palaces and walls are the best surviving remains of the...

The massive temple, palaces and walls are the best surviving remains of the ancient Kingdom of Elam.

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Here I have been in business and family class. I enjoyed its history and details. you have to see bricks with cuneiform, walk around the building and see all details. visit also... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 January 2017
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Shiraz, Iran
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Shiraz, Iran
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

Here I have been in business and family class. I enjoyed its history and details. you have to see bricks with cuneiform, walk around the building and see all details. visit also the water system of this area which is a bit behind the building.

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Tehran, Iran
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2016

Shush was an ancient city of the Proto-Elamite, Elamite, First Persian Empire, Seleucid, and Parthian empires of Iran, and one of the most important cities of the Ancient Near East. It is located in the lower Zagros Mountains about 250 km (160 mi) east of the Tigris River, between the Karkheh and Dez Rivers. I loved its ancient atmosphere and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

We visited this place twice in a day! Once early in the morning, and once again at night! It is better to have a local guide with you for the explanations, but there are also guiding tables and brochures you can use. Don't miss the place at night with its beautiful lighting!

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Doha, Qatar
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

this is an interesting facility which was sacral in nature which was discovered accidentally by oil seaking engineers who recognized that the hill is to squared, you need to turn on your imagination to see it all

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Brasschaat, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 September 2016

Build in the 13th century BC , sacked around 640 BC ,remained lost for more then 2500 years , accidentally rediscovered in 1935 , leaving a magnificent brick ziggurat to visit this days.The huge building and the semi-desert isolation are impressive.

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

It's a wonderful place to visit, don't miss it if you're around. We went there in the evening, we were the only visitors and the sunset was magnificent. When it gets dark, lights are turned on and the zikkurat is visible from far.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

Amazing historical place, I was borned near this place in haft tape. It was build about 4000 years ago and the first time shushinak was there

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New Hyde Park, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 June 2016

Hugh site with three concentric walls, many buildings, large ziggurat and many smaller temples. Restoration going on.

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

This ancient building gives you a glimpse of how amazing the ancient Elamite culture was. If you come to Iran for its history and culture, then this is definitely a must see. I would also recommend going there with a guide. I went there with a guide who knew about the history very well, and I could even get into... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

Definitely worth visiting this mud brick structure. An on-site guide took us around his explanations being translated for us by our driver/guide. As there were only the two of us plus our driver/guide he took us into an small internal area not normally accessible. Hardly anyone there which was great for us but a pity as this is a site... More 

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