Cultural Heritage

Shiraz,Root of Persian Lifestyale

Shiraz, Persian

Realize imperial majesties since 500 B.C during the reign of Cyrus the Great ‘the founder of Achaemenid empire’ which established the first Persian empire to Sassanid era when imperial power of Persia was regained in ancient time in Shiraz. Touching archaeological remains such as cities, palaces, gardens and necropolises and feeling people’s customs and traditions as Persian legacies convince you to call Persia; ‘Cradle of Civilization’. Unearth your expectations with experiencing Zand dynasty’s glories such as baths, citadels and gardens, also sense Poets such as Hafiz and Saadi are the pinnacle of Persian literature who hugely influenced Persian lifestyle.

Qashqa’i Nomads

Hafezieh, the mausoleum of a poet whose love stories, spiritual beliefs and sagacious poems left an untouched and legacy behind for readers to alleviate with.

Hafezieh

Shiraz, The Motherland of Achaemenid

Eram Garden, the original meaning of Paradise ( Pardis in Persian Language) by displaying the Persia peculiar Structure in magnificent buildings and botanical garden.

Eram Garden

Karim Khan Citadel as a residence for Karim Khan and his family and also to be known as a military centre. The structure looks like a castle to guard the royal family and the king.

Karim khan Citadel

Vakil Historical Bath, which is an architectural masterpiece in Vakil Complex, built from gypsum, stone and brick.

Vakil Historic Bath

Qavam House, a unique model of Persian architecture which depicts most of the artistic value of the culture, not only in the garden with fountains, planting flowers and palm trees, but also with gorgeous mirror-works and European style of paintings.

Qavam House

Nasir-ol-Molk, a supreme intellectual and artistic sacred place which proves no comparison with a typical mosque. Spirituality lies inside when sunshine passes through the colourful glasses of windows to Persian carpet orchards or on the firm columns inside, also you will be dazzled by the superb celling ceramic-work.

Nasir-ol-Molk

Sa’diyeh, mausoleum of a poet who nourishes you with words and wisdom to enlighten your soul. Sa’adi with his global reputation for verses about human rights left us the most valuable heritage by writing books such as GOLESTAN & BOSTAN.

Sa'diyeh

How to Get There

By Plain:

Shiraz International Airport (SYZ).

Drive 20 km to the city center.

 

When to Visit

Each season shows its beauties in Shiraz, but spring always dazzles your eyes by the flourishing of nature and smell of flowers since the beginning of March to the end of April, but don’t miss the time of Shirazi ice cream since the middle of September to the end of October.

How to Visit

A city with more than 2500 years of stories needs at least four days to cover the highlights, not only at the city centre but also for the excursions to take for visiting World Heritage Sites. Walking tours are offered for the attractions close to Shiraz Bazaar and taking nightlife in Mausoleum of great poets.

Visit

Shiraz, Root of Persian Lifestyle

Hours                                     Pricing

Eram Garden,

08:00 A.M – 02:00 P.M

02:00 P.M – 06:30 P.M                                             500.000 IRR

Hafezieh,

08:00 A.M – 10:00 P.M                                             500.000 IRR

Karim khan Citadel,

08:00 A.M – 08:00 P.M                                             500.000 IRR

Vakil Historic Bath,

08:00 A.M – 10:00 P.M                                             300.000 IRR

Qavam House,

08:00 A.M – 07:00 P.M                                             200.000 IRR

Nasir-ol-Molk,

07:30 A.M – 07:30 P.M                                           200.000 IRR

Sa’diyeh,

08:00 A.M – 10:00 P.M                                           200.000 IRR

Note: Due to especial holidays the sites would be closed.

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