A pleasant day trip from Shiraz with a knowledgeable guide to visit two sites from the Sassanian Empire era.
I was really looking forward to visit Persepolis, a site with so much history, and the center of the once mighty Persian Empire.
Most people know the name “Shiraz” from red wines sold all over the world. I remember finding out that it was a city in Iran just four or five years ago.
An action packed day visiting three very interesting and different places, including 1000 year old mud houses, a mountain shrine, and a 4000 year old citadel.
This post is part of a series called Iran 2016 Arriving early in the morning at Yazd Railway Station after a 15-hour journey from Mashhad, I was met by a…