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Cruising in Khasab
"Drive via Ras Al Khaimah to Khasab along the panoramic coastal road.  Meet and assist on both borders with entry Visa assistance. Depart by our traditional Omani Dhow for a full-day dhow cruise to the spectacular “fjords of Musandam”. Midway during the cruise the dhow is anchored at famous Telegraph Island where you can swim and snorkel in the pleasant clear waters. Telegraph Island is the famous location where the British laid an underwater cable in 1864 from India to Basra for onward communication to London. Picnic lunch and refreshments are served on board. There is also a possibility of seeing dolphins while cruising.""""Enjoy a day at the spectacular “fjords of Musandam” which is in the Oman part
From $170.00
 
One-Hour Buggy Adventure from Reykjavik
"This guided tour is a unique way to enjoy Icelandic nature yet starting off only 20 minutes from downtown Reykjavík. Strap into a two-seat Buggy with your partner and prepare to overcome obstacles in the rugged landscape by the slopes of Mt Esja climbing hills running through river beds and more. This is an especially designed tour for you who crave bumpy dusty dirty driving thrills. No extra charge for dust
From EUR160.00
 
Day Trip to the Golden Circle plus 1-hour Buggy Tour from Reykjavik
"The Golden circle is one of the most popular sights in Iceland and well worth visiting. it is a fully guided tour in a minivan or similar. On the way to the golden circle we will stop for the action part of the day. A 1-hour Buggy ride where you have an action not to be missed. We climb up to the highland roads with rough terrain and rocky roads. You might see Langjökull glacier Mt Bláfell Hagavatn glacier lagoon and more. The sights on this tour are Þingvellir national park where the foundation of the Icelandic parliament began in 847 AD. It is a site of geological wonders as well. It lies in a rift valley that mark the crest of the M5cm every year. Þinvellir is an UNESCO World Heritage Site. The mighty Geysir is a dormant hot spring but Strokkur erupts about every 4-8 minutes sprouting the hot water 15 to 20 meters high and sometimes up to 40 meters. Gullfoss or the “Golden f the crevice is obscured from view so that it appears that a mighty river simply vanishes into the earth.It is essential to present a valid drivers license to drive the Buggy."
From EUR281.00

More Things to Do in Takht-e Jamshid (Persepolis)

Palace of Darius I

The Palace of Darius is situated south of Apadana Palace and it is also built on a platform and reached by stairs with reliefs. The reliefs of those stairs depict servants walking up the stairs...
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Apr 18, 2007

Apadana Palace

In the audience hall of Apadana Palace the king received the more important visitors. It was a grand hall, 60 metres long on each side with 72 columns (13 columns are still standing). The walls were...
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Apr 18, 2007

Darius' Treasury

The treasury is situated in the south eastern corner and covers a large area, over 10 000 square metres. When you stand on the hill above you can clearly see the size of the treasury and all the...
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Apr 18, 2007

Royal tombs

Carved out of the cliffs above Persepolis are the tombs of Artaxerxes II and Artaxerxes III. Carved above the entrances to the tombs are reliefs showing the kings worshipping before a Zoroastrian fire...
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Apr 17, 2007

Palace of 100 columns

The largest hall in Persepolis, measuring 70 x 70metres, was the Palace of 100 columns. Here the king received tribute from the delegates of the subject nations. And from here it was then easy to...
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MalenaN
Apr 17, 2007

The Museum

The museum in Persepolis is housed in a building that is thought to have been Xerxes’ Harem or the Queen’s Palace, and it has been a museum here since 1937.The artefacts in the museum are from...
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MalenaN
Apr 17, 2007
 
 
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Xerxes' Gateway

The first structure you will come to after walking up the Grand Stairway to Persepolis is Xerxes’ Gateway (also called the Gate of All Nations). By the doorway are two 6 metre high limestone bulls...
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Apr 17, 2007

Throne Hall

The picture shows Xerxes on his throne, atop one of the eight stone doorways to the Throne Hall.Work on the Throne Hall was started by Xerxes and completed by his son, Artaxerxes.It was used as a...
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Apr 17, 2007

Persepolis

Persepolis (Old Persian: 'Pars', New Persian: تخت جمشید, 'Takht-e Jamshid') was an ancient ceremonial capital of the second Iranian dynasty, the Achaemenid Empire, situated some 70 km northeast of...
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Dec 22, 2006

Persian and Medean Guards

Darius's army consisted of both Persian and Medean soldiers. The ones with the vertically striped hats and long robes are Persians; the ones wearing the rounded hats are the Medeans.
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Apr 17, 2007

Old Persian Cunieform Inscription

This cumieform inscription states that this is the entrance to Darius's private family quarters.
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Apr 17, 2007

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