A city of poets, Shiraz is home to the graves of Hafez and Sa’di, both major pilgrimage sites for Iranians. It’s also home to splendid gardens, exquisite mosques and whispered echoes of ancient sophistication that reward those who linger beyond the customary excursion to nearby Persepolis – the area’s major tourist destination.

What to See

  1. Nasir al-Mulk or Pink Mosque
  2. Narenjestan Garden
  3. Vakil Complex
  4. Karim Khan Citadel
  5. Eram Garden
  6. Hafez and Sa’di’s Garden-tombs
  7. Shah-e Cheragh Holy Shrine
  8. Ali ibn Hamzeh Shrine
  9. Pasargadae
  10. Persepolis
  11. Naqsh-e Rustam
  12. Naqsh-e Rajab

Shiraz Activities

  1. Mountain climbing and/or hiking in Mount Derak
  2. Living with nomads in the suburb of the city
  3. Trying Faloodeh and saffron ice cream
  4. Learning about Persian literature at Hafeziyeh & Sa’diyeh
  5. Taking photos at Maharloo Pink Lake
  6. Wandering in bitter orange gardens

What & Where to BUY

Visit Vakil Bazaar and Saray-e Moshir in city center, one of the best places to go shopping! At this bazaar, you can find many different items including handicrafts, traditional clothes, carpets and different types of sweets such as Masqati.

  1. Carpets & Kilims
  2. Handicrafts
  3. Sweets
  4. Herbal essences

What & Where to Eat

In Shiraz also, you can find different types of Iranian dishes at the many traditional and modern restaurants. In Shiraz, you can find Indian, Chinese, and Italian restaurants.

  1. Haft Khan Restaurant
  2. Sufi Restaurant
  3. Sharzeh Restaurant
  4. Parhami House Restaurant
  5. Pizza Naple
  6. Rudaki Restaurant
  7. Kateh Mas Traditional Restaurant

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