Chogha zanbil is an ancient temple in Khoozestan province, in south-east of Shush. It was built approximately 1250 BC and is the first Iranian site to be inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List (1979). Choga Zanbil was first discovered in 1933 during archaeological excavations in Susa. The construction was erected in five floors and was 52 meters high, but today only two floors has survived and the height is about 25 meters. The foundation is a square shaped, 105 meters on each side which is nearly twice a football field.
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