Persepolis, is a mirror of ancient Iranian land history and culture, as ordered by Darius the Great in 1124 and about 125,000 square meters, built as one of the architectural masterpieces of its time worldwide. It is also one of the most spectacular places in Shiraz to visit. Persepolis in fact is the culmination of the elegance and creativity of Iranian artists in applying the cultures of various peoples such as Egyptians, Babylonians, Greeks, Medes, and Armenians who were under the control and command of the Achaemenids. Darius’s purpose in building this was to build a capital in his empire