Pasargadae

March 27

Headed toward Esfahan in the morning with a stop to see Cyrus the Great’s tomb, and the ruins of Pasargadae. This is also known as the Mausoleum of the Martyred Mother of Solomon.

There are more ruins here, but since it was Nowruz the throngs meant we would have to depend on a bus to shuttle us out to them and back and we still had hours to drive to get to Esfahan. So we departed Pasargadae and arrived in Esfahan in time enough to visit 2 bridges and a tomb before we had dinner.

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Along the river beside bridge #1

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Bridge #2 at dusk in Esfahan

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People gathered to picnic, talk and sing in the archways of bridge #2.

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Tomb

1 Comment (+add yours?)

  1. adriannderson
    May 10, 2016 @ 10:57:24

    The bridges are so beautiful! I love the one at dusk with the inside of the bridge glowing. They’re so intricate and symmetrical.

    Reply

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