Iran's rich history goes back millennia, to the days when Persepolis was home to the "king of kings." In this episode, we explore three historic capitals of Iran: Persepolis, with its splendid monuments; Shiraz, with the tombs of Iran's most beloved poets; and Isfahan, with its extraordinary mosques and endearing people.
was created with footage from the one-hour television special, "Rick Steves' Iran: Yesterday and Today." Aside from minor changes, the second half of the special's script, below, serves as the script for this episode (starting with the section on Esfahan).
Terror incidents are rare in the Iranian capital, and the attacks are the first of their kind claimed by Isis on Iranian soil.
Isis is at war with Iran-backed forces in both Syria and Iraq, and views Shia Islam as heretical.
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For your information this country was formerly known as Persia.
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