Shiraz

Celebrated land of 2000 years of culture in the head of ancient Persia that has become famous in wine and poetry, nightingales and education. If you are interesting to Eco and adventure tour, some small cities are near to Shiraz that would be good choose as your interesting package.

The City:

Shiraz is a city of sophistication that has been celebrated as the heartland of Persian culture for more than 2000 years. Known as the Dar-ol-Elm (House of Learning), the City of Roses, City of Love and City of Gardens. Shiraz has become synonymous with education, nightingales, and poetry. It was one of the most important cities in the medieval Islamic world and was the Iranian capital during the Zand dynasty (AD 1747–1779), when many of its most beautiful buildings were built or restored. This city is situated in the south-east of Iran and is the capital city of Fars Province, with a population of about 1,500,000. Shiraz is mild in spring and hot in the summer. The autumns in Shiraz are not too cold, however, the winters tend to be quite cold.

Sites to Visit in Shiraz:

  • The Shrine of Shahe-e-Cheragh
  • Persepolis
  • Vakil Bazaar
  • Hafez Tomb
  • Jameh-ye Atigh Mosque
  • Vakil Mosque:
  • Bagh-e Naranjestan
  • House of Zinat ol-Molk
  • Eram Garden
  • Saadi Tomb

 

Narenjestan palace
 For the best impression of a traditional private Shiraz townhouse and garden, one can visit the 19th century Narenjestan  (Citrus Orchard )
Zinat al-Molk house
 A typical old house in Shiraz is usually enclosed by lofty ,blank walls and consists of a ser5ies of interconnected rooms built around a central courtyard.
Shah Cheragh Mausoleum
The site is the most important place of pilgrimage within the city of Shiraz.
Bishapur
The ruins of Bishapur,one other largest Sasanid cities ,sprawl over a green valley on the southwestern bank of the Shapur river .
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