Basically this gorge should be called the gateway of the Shiraz plain, because it gives a marvelous bird’s eye view of the plains and Shiraz city from this point. It is said that any new comer to Shiraz tends to admire the landscape of the city, seen from this view point, unconsciously expresses his wonder by saying “Allah-o-Akbar” which means “God is Great”.
Shiraz is the sixth-most-populous city of Iran and the capital of Fars Province.Shiraz is located in the southwest of Iran on the "Roodkhaneye Khoshk" (The Dry River) seasonal river. It has a moderate climate and has been a regional trade center for over a thousand years. Shiraz is one of the oldest cities of ancient Persia.The earliest reference to the city, as Tirazis, is on Elamite clay tablets dated to 2000 BC. In the 13th century, ...read more about Shiraz
Haft Tanan Mourning Place – Shiraz
Karim Khan Zand built a beautiful edifice in a garden at the foot of the Chehel Maqam Mountain. There are seven tombs in this place that is for which the present name stands for, meaning Seven Bodies.
Shapouri House – Shiraz
Shapouri House is from early Pahlavid reign and is located in front of Ahli Street, Anvari Street in Shiraz. The monument was registered on 16th of Mehr 1379 as one of Iran’s national monuments with registration number 2781.This monument was ...
Abesh Khatoon (Qiamat Khatoon) – Shiraz
In Shiraz, near the Qasab Khaneh Gate there is a semi-ruined structure known as "Abesh Khatoon". Abesh Khatoon was the queen of the last king of the Atabakan of Fars.
Natural History and Technology Museum – Shiraz
This museum is a new double storeyed building which consists of two sections. The natural history section was inaugurated in 1974 and the technology section was inaugurated in 1986. by the Shiraz University.
Ebne Hanif Tomb – Shiraz
Abu Abdollah Sheikh Mohammad Ben Hanif, known as Sheikh Kabir was one of the greatest gnostics and Sheikhs of Shiraz. At present the tomb stone of the Sheikh is located behind the Vakil bazaar, in a room furnished by tiles. In the Atabakan period, ...
Nasir ol Molk Mosque – Shiraz
Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque is one of the most beautiful mosques of Iran in terms of tilework and Muqarnas. The mixture of light and color has given exquisite beauty to the mosque. It is the most beautiful mosque in Shiraz. Every tourist desires to visit ...
Vakil Mosque – Shiraz
On the western side of Vakil Bazaar in Shiraz and at the end of swordmakers order, a very beautiful mosque is established which is known as Soltani Mosque or Vakil Mosque.This is one of the elegant and very resistant buildings of Zand period ...
Arjan Lake and Wetland – Shiraz
Covering about 2000 hectares in area, it is located 60 km south of Shiraz at the vicinity to Shiraz-Bushehr Road. The recreational Arjan Lake due to its proximity to historical sites such as the Bishapour and Shapour Cave and its accessibility ...