Travel around shiraz(more beautiful city)

Capital of the Fars province and situated in the heart of Iran, this region gave its name to the Fars or

Persian language.

A city of historic monuments, poets, philosophers, and kings, beautifully scented roses, orchids, orange

trees and vines. Shiraz is a must on any visit to Iran.

Shiraz is an extremely hospitable city with a long tradition of welcoming visitors. The best periods for

tourist visits are from February to May and October to November.

The Zandieh Complex:   (Prospective World Heritage Site) with the imposing structure of Karim

Khan Citadel dominating the city center.

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Quran Gate: a monumental gateway to Shiraz to bless travelers before they embark on a journey

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Eram Garden: a delightful garden centered on a reflecting pool by a charming 19th-century pavilion.

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Old Jami‘Mosque:  contains a unique structure in its courtyard with outstanding brick calligraphy on

turquoise background dating back to 14th century.

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Tomb of Hafez the pre-eminent master of Persian lyric poetry whose heart (cup) is filled with the

love (wine) of the Beloved (God).

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Tomb of Saadi: the highest figure in classical Persian literature, and the creator of two of the world’s

greatest literary masterpieces

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Narenjestan Museum: a pavilion richly decorated with a breathtaking combination of decorative

elements

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Nasir ol-Mulk Mosque:  a unique mosque renowned for its architectural techniques and decorative

themes.

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Pasargad: The first capital of the Achaemenians, situated 130 km North-west of Shiraz, where there is

the tomb of Cyrus the great, constructed on a stone plinth.

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The Palace of Persepolis: The palace of Persepolis, built over a period of 100 years, where Darius 1

received foreign dignitaries to celebrate the New Year. Persepolis is situated 60 km from Shiraz; it is the

best-known archaeological site in Iran.

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The tombs of Naqshe – Rostam: (7 Km North-west of Persepolis): final resting place of the

Achaemenian kings.

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