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
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.
Hafez Tomb – Shiraz
Khajeh Shams al-Din Mohammad Shirazi known as “Hafez” was the great sonneteer and of the Persian poets and literature. He was born in about 726 Hijri year in Shiraz. He learned science and technology in the classes of the professors at his time ...
Narenjestan-e Ghavam – Shiraz
This garden and its mansion is one of the most beautiful and precious monuments of Qajar period. It was known as “Birouni” in Qajar period and was an alley away from the internal mansion (Andarouni Mansion), i.e. “Zinat-ol-Molouk ...
Baq-e-Eilkhani Edifice – Shiraz
It dates back to the time of Mohammad Qoli-Khan, a leader of the Qashqei tribe. The garden in which it is located (about 6,000 sq.m.) dates back to the Qajar period.
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.
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.
Delgosha Garden – Shiraz
Delgosha Garden is one of the historical gardens of Shiraz located beside the Tomb of Saadi. This garden dates back to Sassanid period. After visiting the garden, Timur constructed a garden in Samarkand and named it Delgosha.The garden as one of ...
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 ...