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, Atabak Zangi Ben Modood, repaired this tomb and later on it was renewed again.
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
Jahan Nama Garden – Shiraz
This garden dates back to the Zand period and is located near the main entrance to the city of Shiraz (Darvazeh Qoran). Within the garden there is an old building worth visiting.
Vakil Bath – Shiraz
It is located near the Vakil Mosque. Due to change in the conditions of public baths, it has lost its original shape. The Vakil Bath is a monument of the Zand period.
Tomb of Saadi – Shiraz
Saadi Shirazi is one of the poets of century 7 AH (century 13 AD). He was buried in a Khanqah where he lived. His most important works are Gulistan and Bustan containing instructive and telling anecdotes. Saadi’s works have been translated in ...
Imamzadeh Shah Mir Ali Hamzeh – Shiraz
This Imamzadeh is located near the Qoran Gate of Shiraz. It is known that the original structure is of the Azododoleh-ye-Daylami period and was repaired and reconstructed in Teimoorian, Safavid, Zandieh and Qajar eras.
Maharloo Lake – Shiraz
This lake with an area of 600 sq.km. is located 27 km. southeast of Shiraz. The lake water is used for extraction of normal salt. It is considered a suitable and valuable habitat for migratory birds and wild animals.
Takht-e-Tavoos – Shiraz
Located 7 km. from the remains of Persepolis (Takht-e-Jamshid), the ruins of the city of Estakhr known as Takht-e-Tavoos exists.It includes a stony gate, columns and walls dating back to the Achaemenian period. Many archaeological objects have ...
Kolahfarangy Mansion, Tomb of Karim Khan Zand – Shiraz
Kolah Farangi building was established in the ear of Karim Khan-e Zand, and used to be the place for entertaining foreigner guests and ambassadors and for holding official ceremonies and various holidays. It is said that it is also called “the ...
Shohada Mosque – Shiraz
In the old times it was called the Atabak Mosque. It’s construction work began in 598 AH. by Atabak Sa'd-ebne-Zangi and was completed in 615 AH. This very large mosque has a ceiling that is 40 m. high and 25 m. wide supported by 12 lower sections. ...