Shiraz Things to Do

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  • 1. Aramgah- e -Hafez - Tomb of Hafez-

    An iranian adage says that a house must have two thins a Quran and a Hafez's book. Hafez is loved and followed in Iran just as a modern celebrity and I was really curious to visit the Mausoleum. We...

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  • 2. Bazaar e- Vakil

    The first thing I remember about this bazar was a man pushing a hand cart stopping behind us and politely asking if we could let him pass. I have this memory as in Tehran as I have written, the same...

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  • 3. Shah e- Cherag Mausoleum

    In this wonderful Mausoleum rests Sayyed Mir Ahmad, one of the 17 borthers of Imam Reza. Sayyed was killed here in 835 d.c. The first mausoleum was built on its tomb but most of what we see today has...

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  • 4. Arg e Karim Khan – Citadel-

    The fortress built during first years of Zand dinasty, dominates the centre of the city. It was a part of the complex that Karim Kahn wished to build in opposition to the power of Esfahan. There are 4...

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  • 5. Bagh -E- Eram

    Bagh-e Eram - or else Eram Garden - is the most famous Persian garden in Shiraz. It is a large botanic garden famous for for its cypress trees - one in particular (the tallest one) is very unique; it...

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  • 6. Daytrip -Persepolis

    Fars a county steeped in history and culture , the cultural capital of Iran ,has embraced a myriad of historical sites . actually fars is the cradle of Achamanid and Sasanid dynasty Persepolis the...

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  • 7. Aramgah-e Sa'adi - Tomb of Sa'adi

    Abu Mohammad Sharaf-o-ddin Moslehebne Abdollah known of Sa'di of Shiraz he renowned Iranian poem , was born in 606 A.H in an "all theologist Clan". He grew up in Shiraz , and founded the literary...

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  • 8. Naranjestan e Ghavam -Qavam House-

    The building known as Narajenstan e Ghavam is a part of the Ghavam complex and was designed and used as birooni ( to receive people out of the family circle). The complex built betwen 1879 and 1886...

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  • 9. Darvaze Quran -Qoran Gate-

    Qor'an Gate (Darvazeh Quran) is an interesting sight located right outside Shiraz town - basically it's the first sight that one sees when arriving. This gate, which is 60 years old, stands where a...

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  • 10. Tours

    In case you have a little time in Shiraz and u have the least interest in nature give it a chance ...this is one of the greatest activities u may do there . the tour start in Lost paradise , an...

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  • 11. Nasir al - Mulk Mosque

    This mosque built at the end of the XIX century has some really awesome decorations made by an unusual dark blue majolica tiles. But the most impressive area is the winter prayer room, with its...

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  • 12. Hammam e- Vakil

    This bath is near the Vakil Bazar, it was made by Karim Khan Zand in Zandieh period and it is now considered as the most progressive architectural example of its period. Today the bath is a sort of...

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  • 13. Masjed e-Vakil Mosque

    The portal is adorned with majolica tiles and the inside courtyard is surrounded by small portics and recesses also decorated with tiles. The prayer room is 75 meters high and 36 meters large and the...

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  • 14. Madrasa -e- Khan

    In 1615, Imam Gholi Khan founded the serene Madrasa-e-Khan theological college for about 100 students. The nimpressive portal at the entrance has beautiful and unusual type of stalactite moulding...

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  • 15. Daytrip -Ghalat-

    Ghalat a city at 30 west of Shiraz .the city is located at the hillside of Sorkh mount . there exist quite a vast space of garden on around the village.around the spring the melting of the snows on...

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  • 16. Karim Khan-e Zand Boulevard

    Karim Khan-e Zand Boulevard is the main street in Shiraz and it runs through the city from northwest to southeast for more than 2 km. Along this street you will find banks, exchange offices, shops, a...

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  • 17. Daytrip -Kazerun-

    Kazerun , a city located at south west of Shiraz used to be home to Sassanian capital ,the magnificent city of Bishapur whose structure and architecture was unique in the old era . Mainly build by...

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  • 18. Khaju's Mausoleum

    Next to darvaze Quran you can find Khaju’s mausoleum. Khaju is a Kermani poet from whom Hafez has inspired a lot. The tomb, a gallery, two coffeehouses some bas-reliefs and a cave is what u can find...

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  • 19. Pars Museum

    The Pars Museum of Shiraz is a museum and tourist attraction in Iran's Fars Province. The octagonal building was where royal guests were hosted during the Zand dynasty of Iran. It is also where...

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  • 20. Afif Abad Garden

    The Afif Abad Garden is a nice and relaxed garden very much off the beaten path, in the posh Afif-Abad discrict of Shiraz. It is also known as Golshan Garden and it is one of the oldest in town. There...

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  • 21. Daytrip - Naqsh e Rostam

    The Sassanian dynasty that followed Darius's Archaemenians also left their mark at Naqsh-e Rostam in the form of huge rock carvings of their kings, gods and triumphs through the 3rd and 4th centuries...

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  • 22. Jahan Nama Garden

    Very near Tomb of Hafez is Jahan Nama Garden. It is a walled garden and it has recently been restored. In the centre is an 18th century house and from the house is four avenues going out in each...

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  • 23. Hammam Arg e Karimkhani

    Inside the citadel, on the south eastern corner of the courtyard there is a small door that leads to this bath house, try to not miss it as it is may be the most interesting attraction inside the...

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  • 24. Gahvare-Ye-Did

    (gahvare: cradle, did: view, div: giant!; kuhpaye: foot of a mountain) Gahvare-ye-did is an observation post on one of the hills next to Shiraz-Esfahan road. Now it is in a park and a staircase is...

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  • 25. Jame’-e-Atigh Mosque

    (Jame’: principal, atigh: ancient) This is the oldest mosque in Shiraz and dates back to 9th century. The nicest thing about this mosque is a cube shaped building in the center of the courtyard,...

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