About Firooz Abad (Firuzabad)
Firuzabad (also Firooz Abad or Shahr-e Gur) is a city in and the capital of Firuzabad County, Fars Province, Iran.
Firooz Abad is located south of Shiraz. The town is surrounded by a mud wall and ditch.
The original ancient city of Gor, dating back to the Achaemenid period, was destroyed by Alexander the Great. Centuries later, Ardashir I, the founder of the Sassanian Empire, revived the city before it was ransacked during the Arab Muslim ... read more about Firooz Abad (Firuzabad)