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 been found at this site, which belong to the Sassanian, Parthian and Islamic eras.
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-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 ...
Atigh Jame Mosque of Shiraz – Shiraz
Atigh Jameh mosque of Shiraz (ancient central mosque) of Shiraz is the oldest and the first mosque of Shiraz which is also called Jom’eh mosque, Al-Aqsa mosque, Adineh mosque and the central mosque. This mosque is one of the strangest mosques. ...
Narenjestan-e Ghavam – Shiraz
This garden and its mansion is one of the most beautiful and precious monuments of Qajar period. It was known as “Birouni” in Qajar period and was an alley away from the internal mansion (Andarouni Mansion), i.e. “Zinat-ol-Molouk ...
Christian Church – Shiraz
his church is situated in the Armenian sector of Sarjooy. The main hall and paintings with plaster work and ornaments date back to the Safavid 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 ...
Delgosha Garden – Shiraz
Delgosha Garden is one of the historical gardens of Shiraz located beside the Tomb of Saadi. This garden dates back to Sassanid period. After visiting the garden, Timur constructed a garden in Samarkand and named it Delgosha.The garden as one of ...
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 ...
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.