Persian King Way: The fastest way from Ephesus to Persepolis

Nisan 10, 2019
Persian king path

Persians were one of the greatest states that had a deep impact on this landscape. Persian Empire had a perfect communication system. Here are the details;

This path was built by Lydians firstly then it was extended to Persepolis in order to create a fast post route. It was around 3000 km. long and the Persian deliverers could be able to take this route in seven days. The Persian deliverers were the fastest ones in ancient era. This route was reconstructed by the Persian king Darius I in 5th century BC.

Thanks to this developed route planning and fast deliverers, Persian Empire created an impressive post system from Small Asia to capital Persepolis.