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, ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...
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.
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.
Abu Bashar Amrobne Osman known as Sibveyh was one of the most famous scientist of the time. He is the author of the book "Alketab". His tomb is located in Sang-e-Siyah to the north of Kazeroon Gate of Shiraz. Recently an interesting structure has ...