The historical and famous city of Shiraz is known as a city of myths, poetry, literature, flowers, wine, and also because of the many gardens and fruit trees that can be seen in this city, it is extremely lovely, especially for young lovers in the season. Spring.
Although it is located on the southern slopes of the Zagros Mountains, it also has a tropical climate in the south of Iran, which means that at the same time in the gardens of Shiraz, it can be seen on palm trees and in the same garden. The people of Shiraz are very happy because of these gardens and also the many elements of happiness and use every opportunity for happiness. Today it has a population of nearly two million people and in the past it was not far from important Jewish and Christian communities, although most of the city is Muslim.
WHAT TO SEE
1_ ARG E -KARIMKHAN
Right in the heart of Shiraz, there is a beautiful castle called Karim Khan Citadel. When Shiraz was chosen as the capital of Iran by King Karim Khan Zand during the Zandieh era, he ordered the construction of this government citadel and became known as Karimkhani Citadel due to his residence in this fort. The construction of this building was so important for Karim Khan that he gathered the most skilled architects of that time and provided them with the best materials from inside and outside to build a castle that would represent the period of his rule in the following years. It is worth mentioning that the marble stones of this building were brought from Tabriz. At the top of the citadel you will see crescent-shaped holes made for shooting.
2_ ERAM GARDEN
Shiraz is the city of gardens, but if you look at the photos of Shiraz, there is a garden that is a constant foot of all photos, and it is not a garden but the garden of Eram. The Eram Garden of Shiraz, with its cypress and orange trees, was once the only place for nobles and aristocrats to travel, but now, for many years, its doors have been opened to tourists, and you can walk in it and enjoy all its beauty. To enter the garden, you have to go through many trees to reach the front of the pond and the amazing garden mansion that nails you. No wonder, because you are in one of the most spectacular gardens in Iran, which along with eight other gardens has been registered in the list of world monuments called the Persian Garden
This garden can be considered one of the best botanical gardens in Iran, which now belongs to Shiraz University
3_ NASIR AL MOLK MOSQUE
Nasir Al-Molk Mosque is one of the symbols of Shiraz and due to its unique architecture and the use of colored glass, the Pink Mosque has also been published. From the point of view of tiling, it is one of the most valuable mosques in Iran and from the point of view of construction, especially Mogharnas, its area is 2890 square meters and its infrastructure is 2216 square meters. The main entrance of the mosque is made of seven-color tiles with many decorations of red lilies of Shiraz. Other elements of this mosque include a well (traditional water harvesting with the help of cows).
4_ VAKIL COMPLEX (BAZAR, TRADITIONAL BATH AND MOSQUE)
Vakil Shiraz complex, which is located in the heart of this city, includes a mosque, a historical bath and a bazaar, which is one of the most famous traditional and historical bazaars in Iran. This bazaar, which was built by the order of Karim Khan Zand in 1760. The well-designed long bazaar, which is one of the best works of Karim Khan Zand, is still standing and spectacular after many years. It seems that Shahriar Zand, after considering the old bazaar of Lar (from the works of Shah Abbas), dumped its design in Shiraz. One of the most beautiful parts of this market is Moshira Caravanserai, where today you can find all kinds of pure handicrafts of Shiraz. This market was done. In fact, Vakil Bazaar is like the real heart of Shiraz and all business affairs take place there.