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. Its building has been recently restored.
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
Reja’t Va Ebrat Museum – Shiraz
This palace is in the aggregate of Sa’d Abad and in 1971 was utilized as the residence for the Queen Mother. Valuable Iranian carpets and articles brought from Europe can be noted here.
Quran Gate of Shiraz – Shiraz
Quran Gate is one of the 12 gates left from old eras in Shiraz, which today is considered as one of the historical relics of this town.This gate is located in Quran square, Haft tanan Boulevard and Rabani Shirazi ST. cross at the entrance of ...
Sheikh Roozbehan Tomb – Shiraz
This building which is a tomb of one of the known Iranian agnostics, is located in the east Shiraz. At present only a small part of this tomb has remained and the tombs of the Sheikh along with those of his sons and grand children are located within ...
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 ...
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 ...
Eram Garden – Shiraz
Eram Garden is a beautiful historical garden located in the northwest of Shiraz. It is a one-of-a-kind historical garden which as registered in the list of World Heritage in the 35th conversion of UNESCO World Heritage Committee in 2011. The garden ...
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.
Shah Cheraq Mausoleum – Shiraz
A place of pilgrimage but also worth visiting for its unbelievable mirror work, it contains the tomb of the brother of Imam Reza (PBUH) who died in the 8th century. The first construction of it is attributed to Atabak Sa'ad Ebn-e-Zangi. In the 8th ...