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
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 ...
Takht-e-Abunasr – Shiraz
Six kilometers east of Shiraz, on top of a hill, ia a relic of an edifice made of brick and stone. As a result of archaeological excavations, these remains have been estimated to date back to the Parthian period but it was also used in the Sassanian ...
Shah Shoja’ Mozafari Tomb – Shiraz
In Takht-e-Zarabi and to the west of Tekiyeh-ye-Haft Tanan, the tomb of the most reputed monarch of the Mozafar Dynasty,i.e., Abolfovares Shah Shoja' son of Amir Mobarezedin exists. In 1971 a memorial was constructed on his grave which is of special ...
Takht Garden – Shiraz
It is located in north Shiraz in the lower slopes of Baba-Koohi Mountain. At the time of Aqa Mohammad Khan Qajar, a new building was built and was consequently called the Qajar’s Takht (Throne). At present this garden belongs to the army.
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.
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.
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 ...
Baram Delak Recreation Site – Shiraz
This promenade is located14 km north of Shiraz. The Baram Delak Wetland is four km away from the Abunasr Palace. Its antiquity dates back to the Sassanian period. A mountain overlooks the wetland and the stone carvings that can be found on this ...