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Shiraz Top 10 Things to Do

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Eram Garden  1 of 10 attractions in Shiraz
With its beautiful flowers and decorative plants as well as its amazing edifice, it is now also known as the Botanical Garden of Shiraz University, and is in the heart of the city of Shiraz .
Eram Garden
The tomb of Hafez is located Shiraz and was built in the age of Pahlavi I (20 century). Hafez Shirazi, one of the most famous poets of Iran and the world, had been living in 8 H / 14 AD century. Tomb of Hafez
Vakil Bazaar  3 of 10 attractions in Shiraz
Vakil Bazaar is the main bazaar of Shiraz and is located in the historical center of the city in Darb’e Shahzadeh near the Vakil Mosque. It displays a beautiful architecture with wide corridors and high ceilings along with openings which allow air circulation and penetration of light.

Vakil Bazaar
Shah Cheragh  4 of 10 attractions in Shiraz
Also known as the Shrine of the lord of the light.
The remains of Sayyed Mir Ahmad (a brother of Imam Reza) who died in Shiraz in AD835 are houses at this famous Mausoleum.
A mausoleum was first erected over the grave in the mid 14th century and it has been an important Shiite place of pilgrimage ever since.
Shah-e-Cheragh Mausoleum

Faloode Shirazi Dessert  5 of 10 attractions in Shiraz
Faloodeh, originally Paloodeh or Pālūde (Persian: پالوده‎) is an Iranian cold dessert consisting thin vermicelli noodles made from corn starch mixed in a semi-frozen syrup made from sugar and rose water. It is often served with lime juice and sometimes ground pistachios.

Traditional Food in Local Restaurant  6 of 10 attractions in Shiraz

Traditional Food in Local Restaurant
Salad-e- Shirazi a Famouse Salad In Iran
Salad-e shirazi is a summertime favorite in Iran. Finely chopped tomatoes and cucumbers mixed with spices and lime juice make salad-e shirazi a hit.

 
Narenjestan Garden of Shiraz  7 of 10 attractions in Shiraz
Narenjestan or Qavam Garden of Shiraz dates back to Qajar era and is located on the eastern side of the end of Lotfali Khan Zand Avenue. Due to abundance of sour orange  trees it is called Narenjestan. Narenjestan building has been a place where ordinary people went for administrative purposes and public meetings as well as meetings among Qajar dignitaries and nobles were held there.
 Narenjestan Garden of Shiraz
Nasirol Molk Mosque  8 of 10 attractions in Shiraz
This mosque is situated at the end of the Lotfali Khan-e-Zand Street. Nasirol Molk who was one of the elite of Shiraz, is the founder of this mosque. This mosque is unique for its tile work and architecture. The construction work of mosque began in 1293 AH. and was finally terminated in 1305 AH., by Mohammad Hassan Me'mar and Mohammad Reza Kashi Paz Shirazi .
  Nasir - ol - Molk l Mosque Winter Prayer Hall
Shiraz souvenirs include:  9 of 10 attractions in Shiraz
Spinning , Metal working , Marquetry , Carpet , Mat , Intarsia , Glyptic , Pottery , Rug , Wood turning , Carving , Glassblowing , Date , Figtree , Limejuice , Masghati , Khilim , Pickles , Distillates , Henna , Face powder , Saffron

 
 

Karim Khan Citadel  10 of 10 attractions in Shiraz

The Arg of Karim Khan or Karim Khani Citadel is a citadel located in the northeast of Shiraz. It was built as part of a complex during the Zand dynasty and is named after Karim Khan, and served as his living quarters. In shape it resembles a medieval fortress. At times, the citadel was used as a prison. Today, it is a museum operated by Iran's Cultural Heritage Organization.

 

 

 

 

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