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A bit disappointing

My knowledge of the history of this city gave me much to be excited about...but there is little... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2018
Scott M
Sydney, Australia
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Just O.k.

This is part of the packaged experience with the french castle and the apadana palace ruins. This... read more

Reviewed 22 May 2018
Brisbane, Australia
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Khomeini Blvd., Shush, Iran
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Reviewed 8 June 2018 via mobile

My knowledge of the history of this city gave me much to be excited about...but there is little left...and the museum is very small an unexciting. Nevertheless .. you have to go to Zanbil nearby ...so worth stopping in..for ancient history buffs

Thank Scott M
Reviewed 22 May 2018

This is part of the packaged experience with the french castle and the apadana palace ruins. This is the best of the bunch. We were shown a kitchy movie to give us an overview followed by the museum and a souveneir shop. Good if you...More

Thank Casa62
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

There is not much to see at the archaeological site. Some pieces of columns. That's it. Not comparable with Persepolis which is quite impressive. The museum has some nice artefacts in display, but all behind glass, making photography difficult. It's ridiculous that almost double the...More

Thank phunthomas
Reviewed 23 April 2018

It is said that in 1885, along with the presence of foreign diggers and explorers, a workshop for the restoration of historical objects was also commissioned in the fort, which was used in drilling seasons, after the victory of the Islamic Revolution and the withdrawal...More

Thank amirhossein f
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

According to one of the guides, France has been exploring for 70 years, and all these wonders have been discovered and are still 500 years old, alas

1  Thank amin f
Reviewed 12 December 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately the appadana palace is ruined during wars and time and compare to takhte Jamshid or acropolice in Greece there is nothing left to see but some columns and ruined but it is still nice . Castle is nice also with musuim

Thank rezaakk
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

The museum and gardens contain some impressive remnants from the now all but destroyed Darius Palace. The ruins are simply what remains of the footings but you get idea of scale. If you have no imagination don't visit.

Thank rdella
Reviewed 19 May 2016

A poor archaeological site, the remains of Darius Palace, a great effort of imagination is needed to recreate mentally how it could have been in the past. But a nice walk in history with some interesting artefacts. No shade at all, except at the entrance...More

Thank maxscuba
Reviewed 14 April 2016

Expect to spend there around 2 or even 3h, if you want to walk the whole complex. There is a possibility of a combined ticket to visit both the museum and the archeological site. If you only want to visit one of those, state that,...More

Thank Ana L
Reviewed 26 March 2016

this is reach museum, how ever some of relic in this place is fake and the originals are preservation in Louvre museum.

Thank rahil63
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