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
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 ...
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 ...
Narenjestan Museum – Shiraz
Built in 1881, this magnificent building located in a beautiful citrus garden which dates back to the Qajar period. It was restored in 1967. This museum contains some of the objects relevant to 3000 years ago and also it’s photographic and slide ...
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.
Shah Cheraq Museum – Shiraz
Inaugurated in 1966 in the main court of Shah Cheragh, this museum has many valuable Qorans and calligraphy as well as ancient objects.
Khwaju Kermani Tomb – Shiraz
Khajouye (Khwaju) Kermani was born in 1300 and is in fact the greatest poet of Kerman, but when he left his birthplace and tended to travelling, he spent his last years of life in the companionship of Abu Isaak Injou and were close with many greats ...
Chehel Tan Garden – Shiraz
Located in Shiraz, it was originally used as a graveyard. This garden was developed in the Zand period.
Baq-e-Neshat Bath – Shiraz
This bath located to the north of Baq-e-Neshat Garden, is composed of two rooms each with a small dome. One of the domes is erected on pillars with intricate spirals which opens out to the garden. The paintings on the walls are quite refined and ...