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 German and French.
Mohsen Forughi, Iranian modern architect, drew the plans of the Tomb of Saadi in 1951.
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
Haft Baram Recreation Site – Shiraz
Located 55 km west of Shiraz, more specifically 12 km away from Shiraz-Kazeroon Road. This promenade has beautiful landscapes. In winter it is cold and dry and in summer mild and pleasant.
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 ...
Moshir Arcade – Shiraz
Golshan or Moshir Caravansary is located near Vakil Bazaar, which is relic of Mirza Abol Hassan Moshir-ol-Molk. This arcade was repaired in 1970. Its rooms have been used as an exhibition hall for the demonstration of local handicrafts of Fars, thus ...
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 ...
Arjan Lake and Wetland – Shiraz
Covering about 2000 hectares in area, it is located 60 km south of Shiraz at the vicinity to Shiraz-Bushehr Road. The recreational Arjan Lake due to its proximity to historical sites such as the Bishapour and Shapour Cave and its accessibility ...
Afif Abad Bath – Shiraz
It is situated to the north of the Afif Abad Garden, museum or edifice. The interior walls have been ornamented with characteristic plaster works and painting of men and women of the Qajar period.
Shohada Mosque – Shiraz
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. ...
Bovan Gorge – Shiraz
This gorge is situated at 8 km east of the Shiraz-Ahvaz Road and along the Noor Abad-Doshman Ziari Road. During the year beautiful waterfalls flow from the rocky mountains surrounding the valley. With an average temperature of about 20 C, it ...