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
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 ...
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.
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 ...
Chehel Tanan Mausoleum – Shiraz
At the south of Haft Tanan Blvd. and to the east of Jahan Nama Garden, the Chehel Tanan Mourning Place exists, related to the Karim Khan Zand period. In this place 40 tomb stones can be observed. These belong to 40 Gnostic.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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.