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
Nasir ol Molk Mosque – Shiraz
Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque is one of the most beautiful mosques of Iran in terms of tilework and Muqarnas. The mixture of light and color has given exquisite beauty to the mosque. It is the most beautiful mosque in Shiraz. Every tourist desires to visit ...
Maharloo Lake – Shiraz
This lake with an area of 600 sq.km. is located 27 km. southeast of Shiraz. The lake water is used for extraction of normal salt. It is considered a suitable and valuable habitat for migratory birds and wild animals.
Agha Baba Khan School – Shiraz
Dating back to the Qajar period, it is near the Vakil Bazaar and Jame’ Mosque. The same belongs to the Karim Khan Zand period. The construction of building was begun by haji Mohammad Hossein Khan and finally in 1862, the construction was completed ...
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 ...
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 ...
Ladiz Village – Shiraz
Ladiz village is located in Sistan and Balouchestan province, neighboring Mir Javeh and in the 100 kilometer distance of Zahedan, and its origin goes back to the Paleolithic age.This village has a very beautiful nature from spring to late ...
Seyed Ala-edin Hossein Shrine – Shiraz
This pilgrimage site which is located in the south-east of Shiraz is the shrine of Shah Cheraq's brother. The main costruction, with tile work adornments belong to the Safavid era.
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, ...