Shiraz
Shiraz

The city of love, roses and poetry. Shiraz is the sixth most populous city in Iran and the capital of Fars Province which is more than 4000 years old. Its population is around 1,460,665. Shiraz is located in the south of Iran and the northwest of Fars Province. It is built in a green plain at the foot of the Zagros Mountains 1,500 meters (4,900 feet) above sea level. It is known as the city of poets, literature, wine and flowers. It is also considered by many Iranians to be the city of gardens, due to the many gardens and fruit trees that can be seen in the city. Shiraz’s economic base is in its provincial products, which include grapes, citrus fruits, cotton and rice. It also has a major oil refinery and is a major center for Iran’s electronic industries.

popular attractions in Shiraz:

Arg of Karim Khan

The Karim Khan Castle or Arg-E Karim Khan is a citadel located in the downtown Shiraz…read more

Vakil Bazaar

Bazaar-E-Vakil of Shiraz is one of the most famous historical and traditional bazaars of Iran… read more

Eram Garden

Visiting the historic Eram Garden is one of the top things to do in Shiraz…read more

Afif Abad Garden

Afif-Abad or Golshan Garden has been built by Mirza Ali Mohammad Khan ghavam al-Mulk… read more

pasargad

Pasargad was the first dynastic capital of the Achaemenid Empire, founded by Cyrus II the Great… read more

Perspolis

The World Heritage Listed centre of the great Persian Empire, ceremonial capital… read more

Tomb of Hafez

Hafez is the 14th century poet of Iran who was born, lived and died in Shiraz… read more

Quran gate

Quran gate is one of the old gates in Shiraz and today is known as a historical monument… read more

Tomb of Saadi

Tomb of Saadi is one of the tourism attractions of Shiraz city… read more

Holy Shrine of Shah Cheraq

This third holiest shrine of Iran is the funerary monument hosting the brother of Imam Reza… read more

Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque

Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque or Pink Mosque is located in the city of Shiraz… read more

Vakil Mosque

Vakil Mosque is a spectacular mosque that had been constructed for the people of Shiraz… read more

Narenjestan or Qavam Garden

Narenjestan or Qavam Garden of Shiraz dates back to Qajar era and is located on the eastern… read more

Naqsh-e Rajab

Naqsh-e Rajab is an archaeological site just east of istakhr and about 12 km north of perspolis… read more

Naqsh-e Rustam

Naqsh-e Rustam is one of the most spectacular and awe-inspiring ancient sites of the Achaemeni… read more

 

 

 

 

 

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