Persepolis, Iran – Persepolis was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire (ca. Persepolis is situated 70 km northeast of the modern city of Shiraz in the Fars Province of modern Iran. The earliest remains of Persepolis date from aroun
In this city of outstanding churches, none can hold a candle to the Basilica di San Pietro, Italy’s most spectacular cathedral. Built atop an earlier church, it was completed in 1626 after 150 years of construction.