Shiraz is a big city in Iran and the capital of Fars province. Due to its many historical, cultural, religious and natural attractions, Shiraz has always attracted many tourists
A lot of international visitors, who decide to travel to Iran, make plans to go Shiraz as well. This magnificent city has global reputation for several reasons and many already know the name. Previous travelers, who have explored Shiraz, are all amazed by the beauty and depth of cultural richness found there.
Shiraz is a city steeped in history and poetry, and should be found at the top of any tourist’s itinerary. It is a treasure trove of Persian culture. Whether you’re a history buff, into poetry, art or nature, Shiraz has something to offer for everyone
For over 2000 years, Shiraz has been known as the epicenter of Persian civilization. It was the capital of Iran during the Zand dynasty (AD 1747-79) and arguably the most important city in the medieval Islamic world.
To experience Persian history more fully you’ll need to venture outside Shiraz and visit Persepolis. A glorious city-palace complex designed to showcase the wealth and power of the Persian Empire. Its existence has been documented over 2,500 years ago!
You can visit during any season due to its mild climate, but if you want to experience all that Shiraz is famous for, travel in spring. You’ll get the pleasure of enjoying the strong smell of jasmine in the air, nightingales and orange blossom tea.