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Historic tomb of King Darius, Dareios I. at the Achaemenid burial site Naqsh-e Rostam, Rustam near the archeological site of Persepolis, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Persia, Iran, Asia

Royal tomb of King Artaxerxes I., Achaemenid burial site Naqsh-e Rostam, Rustam near the archeological site of Persepolis, UNESCO World Heritage Site, Persia, Iran, Asia

"Shapur's Parade" at Naqsh E Rostam (Iran) Naqsh-e Rajab is an archaeological site just east of Istakhr and about 12 km north of Persepolis. Together with Naqsh-e Rustam, which lies less than a kilometer away, the site is part of the Marvdasht cultural complex. Naqsh-e Rajab is the site of four limestone rockface inscriptions and bas-reliefs that date to the early Sassanid era.

The tomb of Xerxes I at Naqsh-e Rustam archeological site, Fars, Iran (by kamshots). Iran Traveling Center http://irantravelingcenter.com #persepolis #iran #travel

Persia, the Ancient Iran; Naqsh-e Rustam: (äÞÔ ÑÓÊã ) is an archaeological site located about 3 km northwest of Persepolis. Naqsh-e Rustam, contains seven tombs which belongs to Achaemenian kings (550-330 BC). One of those is expressly declared in its inscriptions to be the tomb of Darius I. In addition to tombs, there are also seven gigantic rock carvings in Naqsh-e Rustam, below the tombs, belonging to the Sassanid kings (224-651 AD). | ©Ali Majdfar

Tyre (South Lebanon) an ancient Phoenician city and the legendary birthplace of Europa and Elissa (Dido). The city has a number of ancient sites, including its Roman Hippodrome which was added to UNESCO's list of World Heritage Sites in 1979.

Neolithic Site of Choirokoitia (Cyprus). 'This Unesco World Heritage Site is one of the most important and best-preserved prehistoric settlements in the Mediterranean. It dates to around 7000 BC and offers an incredible insight into the lives and living conditions of some of the first Cypriots.' http://www.lonelyplanet.com/cyprus <3

Luang Prabang, Laos. The whole town is a UNESCO Heritage Site. And well deserved too. Central Laos, on the shores of the mighty Mekong river..