Video: Flash flood touches Cyrus the Great tomb in Shiraz

TEHRAN, Mar. 26 (MNA) – The devastating flash flood in Shiraz, Fars province hit the tomb of Cyrus the Great.

Moreover, flooding thoroughfares and streets of Shiraz, the severe rainfall hit the tomb of Cyrus the Great.

Pasargadae was the capital of the Achaemenid Empire under Cyrus the Great (559–530 BC), who ordered its construction. It is located near the city of Shiraz, in what is now Iran. Today it is an archaeological site and one of Iran's UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

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