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 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 ...
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.
Allah Akbar Gorge – Shiraz
Basically this gorge should be called the gateway of the Shiraz plain, because it gives a marvelous bird's eye view of the plains and Shiraz city from this point. It is said that any new comer to Shiraz tends to admire the landscape of the city, ...
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 ...
Haft Tanan Mourning Place – Shiraz
Karim Khan Zand built a beautiful edifice in a garden at the foot of the Chehel Maqam Mountain. There are seven tombs in this place that is for which the present name stands for, meaning Seven Bodies.
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 ...
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.
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 ...