Bushehr Justice Department plans to purchase the land adjacent to the
in order to better maintain the ruins of the Achaemenid era palace built
by Darius the Great.
Siah is located near the city of
. Built during the Achaemenids’ zenith, the palace had been destroyed by
fire in a war.
experts believe that nearby agricultural activities such as irrigation and
farming could cause serious damage to the ancient monument.
Bushehr Justice Department has offered to pay 10,000 rials ($1.11) per
meter but the landowners are asking for 50,000 rials ($5.55) per meter.
Razeh of the Dorudgah Village Council is scheduled to hold discussions
with the director of the Bushehr Cultural Heritage Department in the near
future in order to resolve the matter.