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
Takht-e-Tavoos – Shiraz
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 ...
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 ...
Ebne Hanif Tomb – Shiraz
Abu Abdollah Sheikh Mohammad Ben Hanif, known as Sheikh Kabir was one of the greatest gnostics and Sheikhs of Shiraz. At present the tomb stone of the Sheikh is located behind the Vakil bazaar, in a room furnished by tiles. In the Atabakan period, ...
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.
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.
Abesh Khatoon (Qiamat Khatoon) – Shiraz
In Shiraz, near the Qasab Khaneh Gate there is a semi-ruined structure known as "Abesh Khatoon". Abesh Khatoon was the queen of the last king of the Atabakan of Fars.
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 ...
Baq-e-Eilkhani Edifice – Shiraz
It dates back to the time of Mohammad Qoli-Khan, a leader of the Qashqei tribe. The garden in which it is located (about 6,000 sq.m.) dates back to the Qajar period.