February 20, 2019 12:23
News ID: 4397

(Persia Digest) – The Austrian ambassador to Iran and his accompanying delegation have paid a visit to the historic-religious monuments of Susa in southern Iran, including the Tomb of Daniel, the Susa museum and fort, and the Unesco registered temple of Chogha Zanbil Ziggurat.

Speaking about the trip, Stefan Schulz said: “Susa has numerous historic and religious attractions which can be visited by tourists for familiarization with its history and civilization.”

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He added: “The cultural and tourism opportunities of the city of Susa will be studied at the Austrian Embassy in Tehran and a joint program will be defined.”

Persia Digest (PD) reports that Susa is a well-known historic site dating back to 4000 years BCE. Ancient documents show that Susa is one of the oldest and most magnificent cities of Persia and the ancient world. Archaeological excavations are ongoing at the site.

The ancient city of Susa was the junction point of the two great civilizations of Mesopotamia and Elam, each with its own contributions to the other.

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