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Chahe Ghalee Bandar (Ghalee Bandar Pit)

Chahe Ghalee Bandar There is an historical castle which is located in northeastern part of shiraz near Hafiz Tomb, in Fars province. Today you can just see the walls; all the castle was ruined during the time. The brilliance part of this castle is the existence of some handmade pits in the stones. Ghalee Bandar […]

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Persepolis

Persepolis palace, the most popular Iranian monument is a set of very magnificent palaces and the name of the spring capital of the Achaemenid. It has been the most important monument in old Iran in terms of scope and grandeur. Persepolis is the capital of the first global empire, the Achaemenid. Construction work of Persepolis […]

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Zinatolmolook House

Zinatolmolook House House is one of the monuments of Qajar dynasty. It took about 12 years to build this house. The ceilings of most of this house rooms are made of wood with decorative images of  animals, birds, plants and flowers. This house is located near Ghavam Garden and is connected to the main building […]

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Vakil Bathhouse

One of the particular works done by Vakiloroaya, the governor of Shiraz was building a complex consists of a bazaar, a mosque and a bathhouse, all called, based on his name, "Vakil". Each of these buildings was unique in its type and became very famous at that time. Vakil bathhouse was one of the most [...]
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Vakil Bazaar

Vakil bazaar is another unique architectural masterpiece of Zand era in Shiraz. This bazaar was built in the early 19th century. The ceilings are more than 10 meters high and have special skylights. This feature makes the bazaar temperature warm in winter and cool in summer time. For the convenience of merchants and travelers and [...]
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The Quran Gate

Since old days, Iranians have had special respect to Quran, as they used to build some gates and put the Holy Quran over it for travelers and passersby to pass through the gate and to be protected By Quran. The most famous gate among them is the Quran Gate in Shiraz which was known also [...]
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Delgosha Garden

Gardening has been an integral part of Persian identity for over 6,000 years. In a meeting with the Spartan commander known as Lysander, Cyrus II, the third Achaemenid king, and ruler of one of the most prestigious and expansive empires of the time, said that when he was not campaigning in new territories, he would [...]
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Hafez Tomb

Hafez (the Memorizer), was a great mystic and lyric poet, who was entitled "Lisan Ul-Qeyb" (The Language of Unseen). He was born in 1317 CE in Shiraz and died in that city in 1390 or 1391 CE. A dome was built on his grave 64 years later in 1454 CE. The internal part of the [...]
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Saadi Tomb

Saadi Tomb was first the Saadi's (Persian poet) monastery and he passed the end of his life there and where he is buried later. In the thirteenth century for the first time, a mausoleum was built over the tomb of Saadi by Saheb Divan, the governor of Shiraz. In the 19th century, a building of [...]
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Arge Karim Khan (Citadel of Karim Khan Zand)

Arge Karim Khan is located in the center of the city, which has a land area of 12,800 square meters with a building of 4000 square meters. The Citadel was built during the reign of Zand dynasty and became famous as the Citadel of Karim Khan after the time that Karim Khan chose Shiraz as [...]
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