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Perspolis (Takht-e-Jamshid) - Shiraz, Iran تخت جمشید  Perspolis (Takht-e-Jamshid) - Shiraz, Iran تخت جمشید

Perspolis (Takht-e-Jamshid)

تخت جمشید


Perspolis is the name of one of the ancient cities of Iran that consistently over the years was the magnificent and ceremonial capital of Iran kingdom during the Achaemenid Empire. In this ancient city there exists a building called Perspolis (Takht-e-Jamshid) which is constructed during the reign of Darius, Xerxes (New-Persian Khashayar, more currectly, khašāyāršā), and Artaxerxes I (Ardeshir I), and for about 50 years was the center for ritual ceremonies, ....Read More...

Address: Perspolis (Takht-e-Jamshid), 57 Km of Isfehan _ Shiraz road, Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran
Address: ایران، استان فارس، کیلومتر 57 جاده اصفهان، شیراز، تخت جمشید

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Darvazeh Quran of Shiraz (Quran Gate of Shiraz)- Shiraz, Iran دروازه قرآن شیراز Darvazeh Quran of Shiraz (Quran Gate of Shiraz)- Shiraz, Iran دروازه قرآن شیراز

Darvazeh Quran of Shiraz (Quran Gate of Shiraz)

دروازه قرآن شیراز


Darvazeh Quran is located in northeast of Shiraz in the canyon of Allah-o Akbar between Chehel Maqam Mountain and Baba-Koohi Mountain located at the exit of Shiraz towards the city of Marvdasht. This monument is located near Tavoosieh square in Shiraz. ...Read More...

Address: Darvazeh Quran, Quran square, Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran
Address: ایران، استان فارس، شیراز، میدان قرآن، دروازه قرآن

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  Eram Garden (Bagh-e Eram)- Shiraz, Iran باغ ارم Eram Garden (Bagh-e Eram)- Shiraz, Iran باغ ارم

Eram Garden (Bagh-e Eram)

باغ ارم


Eram Garden is a historical Persian garden in the north of Shiraz and includes several historic buildings and the botanical garden.

The garden has a very high plant diversity. There are many types of ...Read More...

Address: Eram Garden (Bagh-e Eram), Eram Blvd, Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran
Address: ایران، استان فارس، شیراز، بلوار ارم، باغ ارم
Tel: +98-711-6273647

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Hafeziyeh (Tomb of Hafez)- Shiraz, Iran حافظیه Hafeziyeh (Tomb of Hafez)- Shiraz, Iran حافظیه

Hafeziyeh (Tomb of Hafez)

حافظیه


Khwāja Shams-ud-Dīn Muhammad Hāfez-e Shīrāzī, the great sonneteer, known by his pen name Hafez, and titled by Lesan-ol-Qeib and Tarjoman ol-Asrar, was born in the early eighth century of Hijri calendar (1321 AD) in Shiraz, and died in 792 Hijri (1413 AD) in Shiraz. Hafez, according...Read More...

Address: Hafeziyeh, between Adabiat intersection and Hafeziyeh intersection, Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran
Address: ایران، استان فارس، شیراز، حدفاصل چهار راه حافظیه و چهار راه ادبیات ، حافظیه
Tel: +98-711-2284552

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Saadieh - Shiraz, Iran سعدیه Saadieh - Shiraz, Iran سعدیه

Saadieh

سعدیه


Saadieh, the shrine of Saadi, is the location of living place and the tomb of Saadi, the famous Persian poet.

Saadi Shirazi (1189 or 1209-1292 AD) is a Persian poet and writer. He is most famous for his harmonic, charismatic and strong poetry and prose. His position ....Read More...

Address: Saadieh, Boustan Blvd, Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran
Address: ایران، استان فارس، شیراز، بلوار بوستان ، سعدیه
Tel: +98-711-7301300

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The Ancient Site of Pasargadae - Shiraz, Iran مجموعه باستانی پاسارگاد The Ancient Site of Pasargadae - Shiraz, Iran مجموعه باستانی پاسارگاد

The Ancient Site of Pasargadae

مجموعه باستانی پاسارگاد


The World Heritage Site of Pasargadae is a collection of ancient structures remained from the Achaemenid era located in the city of Pasargadae in Fars Province.

The site includes buildings such as the Tomb of Cyrus the Great , the Pasargadae Royal Garden, the Gate Palace, the Bridge, the Bar-e Am (Public) Palace, ....Read More...

Address: The Ancient Site of Pasargadae, 135 kilometers from Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran
Address: ایران، استان فارس، 135 کیلومتری شیراز، مجموعه باستانی پاسارگاد

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Karimkhan Citadel (Arg-e Karimkhan) - Shiraz, Iran ارگ کریمخان Karimkhan Citadel (Arg-e Karimkhan) - Shiraz, Iran ارگ کریمخان

Karimkhan Citadel (Arg-e Karimkhan)

ارگ کریمخان


Karimkhan Citadel, the most significant and the largest building from Zand era that was built in 1767 AD ordered by Karimkhan. The Citadel was the state capital of Karim Khan and the Zand dynasty and was also their living place. This place was built in 4000 square meter foundation in a land extent of 12,800 square meters. ....Read More...

Address: Shohada square, Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran
Address: ایران، استان فارس، شیراز، میدان شهدا

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Afif Abad Garden - Shiraz, Iran باغ عفیف آباد Afif Abad Garden - Shiraz, Iran باغ عفیف آباد

Afif Abad Garden

باغ عفیف آباد


Afif Abad Garden with an area of approximately 127,000 square meters is one of the most beautiful historical gardens in Shiraz, which was built in 1863. The garden was an important garden and promenade of kings in Safavid period. ....Read More...

Address: Afif Abad street, Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran
Address: ایران، استان فارس، شیراز، انتهای خیابان عفیف آباد
Tel: +98-711-6273647

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Bagh-e Jahan Nama (Jahan Nama Garden) - Shiraz, Iran باغ جهان نما Bagh-e Jahan Nama (Jahan Nama Garden) - Shiraz, Iran باغ جهان نما

Bagh-e Jahan Nama (Jahan Nama Garden)

باغ جهان نما


It is the oldest garden in Shiraz, with about 40000 square meter area, irrigating from Rokni, a well-known river. Jahan Nama Garden is located in a special region of Shiraz (Hafez Street) among Hafez Shrine, Haft Tanan, Darvazeh Quran, Khajavi Kermani, ....Read More...

Address: Jahan Nama Garden, Hafez Street, Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran
Address: ایران، استان فارس، شیراز، خیابان حافظ، باغ جهان نما

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Shah Cheragh - Shiraz, Iran شاه چراغ Shah Cheragh - Shiraz, Iran شاه چراغ

Shah Cheragh

شاه چراغ


Shah Cheragh is the name of a holy place and a funerary monument in Shiraz. In fact, Shah Cheragh is the tomb of Mir Seyyed Ahmad nicknamed Shah Cheragh, son of Imam Mūsā al-Kādhim, the seventh Imam of Shia.

This building has been constructed in the 6th century of Islamic calender and at the time of Atabakan-e-fars. ....Read More...

Address: Holy shrine of Ahmad Ebn-e-Musa Shah Cheragh, Ahmadi Sq., Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran
Address: ایران، استان فارس، شیراز، میدان احمدی ، آرامگاه مقدس احمدبن موسی شاهچراغ (ع)
Tel: +98-711- 2233154
www.shahecheragh.ir

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Sassanid Sarvestan Palace (kakh-eh Sassani-ye Sarvestan) - Shiraz, Iran کاخ ساسانی سروستان Sassanid Sarvestan Palace (kakh-eh Sassani-ye Sarvestan) - Shiraz, Iran کاخ ساسانی سروستان

Sassanid Sarvestan Palace (kakh-eh Sassani-ye Sarvestan)

کاخ ساسانی سروستان


In 9 kilometers southwest from the city of Sarvestan in Fars, in the middle of a vast plain and on the rout of Nazarabad village, there is a historical monument called Sassanid Palace. This huge building is made up of stone and plaster and has several domes, terraces, rooms, and corridors. ....Read More...

Address: Sassanid Sarvestan palace, 9 kilometers southwest of Sarvestan, Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran
Address: ایران، استان فارس، شیراز، 9 کیلومتری جنوب غربی سروستان، کاخ ساسانی سروستان

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The Nasir al-Mulk Mosque - Shiraz, Iran مسجد نصیرالملک  The Nasir al-Mulk Mosque - Shiraz, Iran مسجد نصیرالملک

The Nasir al-Mulk Mosque

مسجد نصیرالملک


This mosque is one of the traditional mosques in Shiraz. Its construction year began in 1876 and lasted for 12 years.

Because of its tiling and arching , the Nasir al-Mulk mosque is the most beautiful mosque in Iran. The mosque has a wide courtyard which is located in north side. ....Read More...

Address: The Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, Goud Oryan Parish , Lotf Ali Khan-e- Zand Ave., Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran
Address: ایران، استان فارس، شیراز، خیابان لطفعلی خان زند، محله گود عریان، مسجد نصیرالملک
Tel: +98-711- 2241661

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Bazaar-E- No in Shiraz - Shiraz, Iran بازار نو شیراز    Bazaar-E- No in Shiraz - Shiraz, Iran بازار نو شیراز

Bazaar-E- No

بازار نو شیراز


This market is one of Shiraz markets in Qajar dynasty. The market is located in the neighborhood of Darb-E- Shahzade and in the eastern side of Saray-E- Moshir; its architecture is alike Bazaare-E- Vhakil.

This market have octagonal vestibule which has divided the market into two parts so that transferred from the west side to Saray-E- Moshir and from south side to Ordu Bazaar. ....Read More... http://untoldiran.com/shiraz/shopping/Bazaar/bazaar mesgarha.shtml

Address: Address: Bazaar-E-No, along Bazaar-E- Vhakil, Lotf Ali Khan Zand Street, Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran
Address: ایران، استان فارس، شیراز، میدان شهدا، بازار وکیل شیراز

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Bazaar-E- Mesgarha in Shiraz - Shiraz, Iran بازار مسگرهای شیراز Bazaar-E- Mesgarha in Shiraz - Shiraz, Iran بازار مسگرهای شیراز

Bazaar-E- Mesgarha

بازار مسگرهای شیراز


This market is one of Shiraz markets, which have located in the neighborhood of Darb-E- Shahzadeh. This market is remaining of Bazaar-E- Gheisariyeh which has been built in the west of the Khan’s School by Imam Gholi Khan. As this market has been made of brick and plaster, it connects the Bazaar-E- Morgh and Ordu Bazaar to each other. ....Read More...

Address: Bazaar-E- Mesgarha - next to the Bazaar-E- Vakil- crossing of Ahmadi and Zand streets, Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran
Address: ایران، استان فارس، شیراز، تقاطع خیابان های احمدی و زند، جنب بازار وکیل، بازار مسگرها

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Haft Tanan  Garden in Shiraz - Shiraz, Iran باغ هفت تنان Haft Tanan  Garden in Shiraz - Shiraz, Iran باغ هفت تنان

Haft Tanan Garden

باغ هفت تنان


The antequity of this garden which is related to before Zandiyeh periods, is one of the most ancient historical place; and also the edifice of this garden is related to Karim Khan-e- Zand periods.

The hall which its ceiling has been based on two ....Read More...

Address: Haft Tanan Garden, the end of Haft Tanan Blvd., Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran
Address: ایران، استان فارس، شیراز، انتهای بلوار هفت تنان، باغ هفت تنان

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sang-shekan - Shiraz, Iran غار سنگ شکنان sang-shekan - Shiraz, Iran غار سنگ شکنان

Sang Shekanan Cave

غار سنگ شکنان


This cave is famous by the names of Sang Tarashan, Sang shekanan and Sang Shekan which is located in the western south of Jahrom town in Fars province. The distance of the cave to Jahrom is 3 kilometers and to province centre, Shiraz is 185 kilometers. ....Read More...

Address: Sang Shekanan Cave, Jahrom town, 185 kilometres from Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran
Address: ایران، استان فارس، 185 کیلومتری شیراز، شهر جهرم، غار سنگ شکنان

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Masjed-e-Vhakil (Vhakil Mosque)  Shiraz - Shiraz, Iran مسجد وکیل شیراز Masjed-e-Vhakil (Vhakil Mosque)  Shiraz - Shiraz, Iran مسجد وکیل شیراز

Masjed-e-Vhakil (Vhakil Mosque) Shiraz

مسجد وکیل شیراز


In the west of Bazaar-e-Vhakil and at the end of Rastey-e-Shamshir Garha, there has been built a wide and beautiful mosque which is famous to the name of Masjed-e-Soltani Vhakil or Masjed-e-Vhakil that has been built by the order of Karim Khan-e-Zand. The date of this construction was in 1766 and simultaneous with Bazaar construction and Meidan-e-Vhakil (Vhakil Square) during ....Read More...

Address: Masjed-e-Vhakil, Taleghani Street, Lotf Ali Khan street, Shiraz, Fars Province, Iran
Address: ایران، استان فارس، شیراز، خیابان لطفعلی خان، خیابان طالقانی، مسجد وکیل

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