ABOUT SHIRAZ

  The City Of  Shiraz  

Shiraz is a city of sophistication that has been celebrated as the heartland of Persian culture for more than 2000 years. Known as the Dar-ol-Elm (House of Learning),the City of Roses,City of Love and City of Gardens,Shiraz has become synonymous with education,nightingales,and poetry. It was one of the most important cities in the medieval Islamic world and was the Iranian capital during the Zand dynasty (AD 1747–79),when many of its most beautiful buildings were built or restored.This city is situated in the south east of Iran and is the capital city of Fars Province,with a popullation of about 1 500 000. Shiraz is mild in spring and hot in the summer. The autumns in Shiraz are not too cold; however,the winters tend to be quite cold.

 Sights  In Shiraz  

  • Persepolis
  • Hafez Tomb
  • Saadi Tomb
  • Vakil Bazaar
  • The Shrine of Shahe-e-Cheragh
  • Naranjestan Garden
  • Eram Garden
  • House of Zinat ol-Molk
  • Jameh-ye Atigh Mosque
  • Vakil Mosque


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