Rock cut Tomb of Kyros; Persian were in Phokaia….

Rock cut tomb of Kyros

Persians moved to Aegean coasts of Small Asia. They wanted to have a wide empire and also they wanted to collapse all states in their route. They invaded Phokaia. Persian Emperor Kyros died here and they had a monumental tomb built in the end of 5th century BC. It was so glorious that it has been standing for centuries.

The other side of Rock cut Tomb

It is located in Foça district of Izmir province. It is one of few Persian monuments in Small Asia.

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