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
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 ...
Arg of Karim Khan – Shiraz
Arg of Karim Khan is also known by the prison of Karim Khan, it was established in 1969 by the order of Karim Khan, the founder of Zandieh dynasty in Shiraz. This building which is one of the most outstanding architectural relics of Zandieh era ...
Koorush Kabir (Cyrus) Shrine – Shiraz
In the Shiraz-Esfahan Road and in the Morqab plains, this rectangular monument is built on a six-storey platform. On the top floor, which is 3 m. high, there are two tombs, one belonging to Koorush, and the other to his wife Kassandan mother of ...
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 ...
Quran Gate of Shiraz – Shiraz
Quran Gate is one of the 12 gates left from old eras in Shiraz, which today is considered as one of the historical relics of this town.This gate is located in Quran square, Haft tanan Boulevard and Rabani Shirazi ST. cross at the entrance of ...
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 ...
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.
Takht Garden – Shiraz
It is located in north Shiraz in the lower slopes of Baba-Koohi Mountain. At the time of Aqa Mohammad Khan Qajar, a new building was built and was consequently called the Qajar’s Takht (Throne). At present this garden belongs to the army.