SHIRAZ QUICK OVERVIEW
Shiraz is the birthplace of the two greatest poets of the world.it is the city of lovers, the city of poem and wine and gardens.
shiraz is well-known for Iranian hospitality and warmhearted people. It has both historical and natural top attractions of Iran. You can walk through the ancient history of Persia in UNESCO world heritage sites, such as Persepolis (ancient Achaemened capital) and Necropolis (the mysterious cub of Zoroaster) Pasargad (the place that Cyrus the great is resting for centuries) or beautiful garden of Eram which has been registered as a UNESCO world heritage site too.different historical houses .traditional nomadic bazar of Shiraz. Maharlu Lake is a natural attraction, early in the morning or shortly before sunset, among the best lakes around the world because of the pink color very wonderful for photography. If you are looking for nomadic life style shiraz is a right place to meet the nomads In Shiraz we have 3 Capitals of the ancient world. the capital of Achaemenid King Cyrus the Great(Pasargad) The ceremonial capital of cyrus successor, Darius, and his son Xerxes(Persepolis)the other ancient capital of Persia is Estakhr belonged to Sassanians the capital of Achaemenid King Cyrus the Great. The ceremonial capital of his successor, Darius, and his son Xerxes was Persepolis. Today, only the ruins of these two capitals remain. Estakhr was another capital of Fars. It was established by the Sassanians and lasted until Shiraz finally assumed the role of the regional capital. For a better understanding on Iran dynasties and capitals visit here.
SHIRAZ TOP ATTRACTIONS
Tomb of Hafez, Eram Garden, Persepolis, Nasir Al-Mulk Mosque, Shah-e-Cheragh Holy Shrine, Zandiyeh Complex, Naghshe-e Rajab, Naghsh-e Roustam, Pasargad, Maharlu Lake (PINK LAKE), Karimkhan citadel, SAADI MAUSOLEUM, Shpouri Pavilion, Vakil Bazar, Quran Gate, Bishapur (Shapur’s city)