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
Vakil Bazaar of Shiraz – Shiraz
Vakil Bazaar of Shiraz city might be one of the most famous traditional and historical bazaars of Iran. This bazaar which was constructed by the order of Karim Khan Zand (1758-1779) is now located in the center of Shiraz city (east to Shohada ...
Afif Abad Military Museum – Shiraz
The Golshan garden, also known as Afif Abad Garden has a beautiful building that was converted to a museum in 1988. This museum has a collection of military artifacts in the ground floor and on first floor there are beautiful reception halls and ...
Moshir Arcade – Shiraz
Golshan or Moshir Caravansary is located near Vakil Bazaar, which is relic of Mirza Abol Hassan Moshir-ol-Molk. This arcade was repaired in 1970. Its rooms have been used as an exhibition hall for the demonstration of local handicrafts of Fars, thus ...
Seyed Ala-edin Hossein Shrine – Shiraz
This pilgrimage site which is located in the south-east of Shiraz is the shrine of Shah Cheraq's brother. The main costruction, with tile work adornments belong to the Safavid era.
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 ...
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 ...
Bibi Dokhtaran Mausoleum – Shiraz
This square building is situated in Sebaq, Shiraz. The dome is placed at the center of structure. It is said that Om-e-Abdollah is buried there.This placed is registered as a National Heritage Site.
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.