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Shiraz

Shiraz is the city of poets, love, literature, wine and flowers, and is blessed with a moderate climate. Walk through stunning palace gardens at our city of gardens, visit ancient Persepolis and Pasargadae, and travel through time to meet ancient Persia. Take some time gazing at the wonderful flowers, or people reciting Hafez’ poems to each other at Hafez tomb. In any case, Shiraz will capture your heart.

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Explore the history of a great capital of old Persia. Visit ancient Persepolis and Pasargadae. Shiraz is known as the city of poets, literature, wine and flowers as well as the city of gardens. In the 13th century, Shiraz became a leading center of the arts and letters, due to the encouragement of its ruler and the presence of many Persian scholars and artists. Visit the two famous poets of Iran, Hafez and Saadi tombs. The crafts of Shiraz consist of inlaid mosaic work of triangular design; silver-ware; pile carpet-weaving and weaving of gilim and jajim in the villages and among the tribes. This city has been a regional trade center for over a thousand years. Shiraz's economic base lies in its provincial products, which include grapes, citrus fruits, cotton and rice. Industries such as cement production, sugar, fertilizers, textile products, wood products, metalwork and rugs are dominant. Viticulture has a long history in the region, and Shirazi wine used to be produced here. Shiraz is also a major center for Iran's electronic industries and is home to Iran's first solar power plant. Visit 48 hours in Shiraz Here to find more about Shiraz.

 

 

What's Included

 

 Itinerary 

 

Visit UNESCO listed Eram garden And Narenjestan qavam, Explore the tomb of Hafez (Hafeziyeh), the tomb of Saadi.

 

Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Persepolis, the ceremonial palace of Darius, and admire its amazingly well-preserved carvings.

 

Our departure from Jahan Nama Garden in the morning towards the ancient site of Persepolis, it occupies approximately 1 hr. Exploring in the Persepolis, Naqsh-e Rustam and Naqsh-e Rajab it takes about 3 hours. So, after the lunch, we get back to the Shiraz to visit the Eram Garden, Qavam House, Zinat Al-Moluk House, Tomb of Hafez and Tomb of Saadi.

 

Move toward to the Firuzabad in the morning. After arriving at Firuzabad, go on an expedition to the ancient city of Shahr-e Gour and explore on the site and then see the Palace of Ardashir. Then see the inscription of Tangab (Naqsh-e Rustam of Firuzabad) and the castle of Qal'eh Dokhtar, after that we get back to the Shiraz and arrive in the eve.

 

Move toward to the Tangeh Chogan region in the morning. After arriving at Bishapur ancient city, go on an excursion to the Bishapur and explore on the site and then visit the inscriptions of Tonga Chogan. The passengers can visit the cave and the statue of King Shapur (It’s optional), after that we come back to the Shiraz and arrive in the evening.

 

The exclusion to the Pasargadae complex is started from the Tomb of the Great Cyrus. After that, move towards the Cyrus's exclusive palace, the Bare-Am palace, Tomb of Cambyses, the Tale Takht fortifications and Mozafari caravanserai.

 

 

5 reasons to travel to Shiraz:

  1. So many historical, natural and religious attractions
  2. Visiting Persepolis, Achaemenid palace and a UNESCO world heritage
  3. Visiting Pasargadae, the tomb of the great Cyrus
  4. Shiraz’s souvenirs: Leather, Khatam, Rugs and natural Distillates
  5. Experiencing special dessert in Shiraz, Faloodeh

 

 Make it a private tour - From $160 per person

Book this tour as a private departure, with your own local tour guide and all the benefits of a HiPersia group tour for any group, big or small even just one traveller (any day you want). 

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2018-02-14 | by HiPersia Executive unit
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