Audience Palace

The location of this palace was carefully choosen to be distant from the private palaces. It covers the area of 2472m on a northwest to southeasterly. The complex itself is composed of a number of sections:  A large hall with eight columns, occupies the central point on an area of 705m. A small section of what was once a majestic floor covering has survived to this day.

These portals and the columns  supporting the terraces were all made of black stones. The northwestern door (the present entrance for visitors), Bears the image of a human feet and an eagle, and is connected to a terrace with sixteen columns.

However the northeastern door opens up to the largest terrace with 48 columns in total. The southeastern door (opposite the present day entrance) bears the images of Human, a fish, and a bull.

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Persepolis from 8:00 to 17:00

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