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A ruined city of ancient Persia northeast of Persepolis. It was Cyrus the Great's capital and is said to have been founded by him in 550 bc.
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(Placename) an ancient city in Persia, northeast of Persepolis in present-day Iran: built by Cyrus the Great
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(pəˈsɑr gəˌdi)

an ancient ruined city in S Iran, NE of Persepolis: a capital of ancient Persia; tomb of Cyrus the Great.
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These are earthenware vessels found in the Shamkir region and the base of a column from the ruins of the Achaemenid Palace, similar to the Iranian ones in the Pasargadae Palace.
The earliest known Persian garden was the one that was built in Pasargadae, Persia's first capital, around 500 BC.
Perhaps the first designed garden was built by Cyrus the Great in 550 BC, at Pasargadae, in central Iran.
The huge stones were found in an Achaemenid-era quarry in Sivand some 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Pasargadae, the capital city.
They include the ruins of Persepolis and Pasargadae, the mosques and palace at Meidan Emam of Isfahan, and other sites included on the Illinois company's 12-day tour from $5,600.
Crowds of mostly young Iranians attended the march near the ancient city of Pasargadae in central province of Fars on Friday to celebrate the day unofficially marked in the Iranian calendar as Cyrus Day.
Voyages Jules Verne has just added a new escorted tour to Iran visiting the cities of Pasargadae, Persepolis, Isfahan, Shiraz and Tehran.
Some of these sites include Persepolis, Takht-e Soleyman, Bisotun, Golestan Palace, Pasargadae, Shahr-e Sukhteh, Chogha Zanbil and Jameh Mosque of Isfahan.
That brings us finally to the so-called daiva inscription of Xerxes, of which two copies with an Akkadian and an Elamite translation were found in Persepolis in 1935 and one in Pasargadae in 1963.
A: Actually, some of my very favorite spots during my travels in Iran are the ruins of Persepolis and Pasargadae, which I've visited twice and where I won't mind going back again, as every time I notice a different detail and take pictures from different angles.
Later Achaemenid used Urartu architecture in Pasargadae, Persepolis, and Susa Apadana.
This idea of the 'king-gardener' is well-recorded in case of Achaemenid king, Cyrus and his capital city Pasargadae. The royal city included a magnificent rectangular garden at the centre of the palace complex, alongside a portico with colonnade.