A large part of Iran tourism is tied to adventure in history, and one of the attractions of domestic travel is exploring the history of the regions. Shiraz is a historical and pleasant city of Fars province and with the aroma of orange spring, it finds a heavenly atmosphere. Shiraz sights are one of the most visited tourist areas in Iran. In addition to the pleasure of sightseeing, this city also offers you the chance to explore the pure nature. For an adventure in the paradise city of Fars, travel with us until the end of this article.
What are the sights of Shiraz in winter?
Sepidan ski slope, snowy tomb, Maharloo lake
What are the sights of Golestan town of Shiraz?
Abshar Mountain Park, Cheshmeh Golestan
What are the scenic gardens of Shiraz?
Eram Garden, Afifabad Garden, Narenjestan Garden, Delgosha Garden, Jahan Nama Garden
What are the sights of Sepidan Shiraz?
Boram Firooz Lake, Sepidan Ski Slope
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1. Narenjestan Ghavam Garden, one of the sights of Shiraz
Shiraz is the city of famous and heavenly gardens of Iran, and next to it, beautiful and glazed gardens with a pleasant climate. Narenjestan Garden or Ghavam Garden is one of the sights of Shiraz, which is located in Lotfali Khan Zand Street.
Narenjestan Garden is a relic of the Qajar period and has a historical atmosphere. Tall trees and colorful flowers adorn the corners of the orange grove. After passing through the entrance and enjoying the inlaid art of this wooden door, you will enter a porch with a ceiling decorated with praiseworthy arts of Iranian architecture, such as plastering, moqarnasak, brickwork and tiling.
The garden area will welcome you with a heavenly atmosphere and tall trees that are symmetrical to each other. Spring is one of the most enjoyable times in the garden of Naranjestan, because you will be intoxicated with the scent of orange spring in this pleasant garden. In the north, east and south of Narenjestan Garden, you will see beautiful buildings with a special design of Iranian architecture. This collection is decorated with seven arts of plastering, tiling, traditional painting, mirror work, sculpture, mosaic work and inlay work.
Watching a complete collection of traditional arts in Iranian architecture is one of the features of visiting Narenjestan Ghavam. The main building of Narenjestan Garden is located in the north of the complex and its magnificent porch faces the pond and the garden area. The two columns made of marble and the arts used to decorate this porch are considered to be the most spectacular parts of the Narenjestan Ghavam garden.
In the Ghavam Orange Garden Complex, there is a museum of artifacts from the excavations and research trips of Professor Pope, a well-known American Iranologist. In addition to enjoying the spectacular atmosphere of the garden and the magnificent mansion, also visit the antique objects of this museum.
Address: Zeinabieh Blvd., Lotfali Khan Zand St.
Visiting hours: 8 am to 9 pm
Address of Narenjestan Ghavam Garden on Google Map
2. Afifabad Garden, enjoyment of the art of flower arranging
While exploring the sights of Shiraz, you should prioritize a long list of Persian gardens and prepare yourself for a paradise. Afifabad Garden is another place of interest in Shiraz and is a masterpiece in the art of flower arranging in Iranian gardens.
Afifabad is one of the oldest gardens in Shiraz and was built during the reign of Nasser al-Din Shah Qajar. In the architecture of this two-story mansion, Achaemenid, Sassanid and Qajar styles have been used. This mansion is very similar to the building of Eram Garden in Shiraz, and you will see a large porch with stone columns in front of it, which faces the rectangular pond of the garden.
Special decorations of Iranian architecture and wooden doors are the visual features of Afifabad Garden mansion in Shiraz. Today, this garden has been turned into a military museum, and you can visit the museum to learn more about the history of the military industry in Iran, after enjoying the beautiful nature of the garden.
You have to go through the wooden entrance door and corridor to reach the garden. You are now in Afifabad Garden and this garden welcomes you with a large rectangular pond, tall trees and a collection of colorful flowers. In Afifabad garden, you can see the art of flower arranging in the style of traditional Iranian gardens and enjoy the greenery of trees such as willow, cypress, pine, sycamore, orange and..
Address: Afifabad St., Sattarkhan Blvd., Mosallanejad Blvd., Ghavamuddin Shirazi St.
Visiting hours: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm
3. Delgosha Garden, the first cultural hat structure in Iran
Delgosha Garden is one of the oldest paradise gardens in the sights of Shiraz and is located in Saadiyeh neighborhood. The water flow of the Saadi tomb aqueduct, which is known as the source of the “Gazarn” aqueduct, also reaches the Delgosha Garden and makes this garden green.
In addition to the aroma and color of flowers and plants, a spectacular three-story mansion can be seen in it, which is the first pergola building in Iran. Trees such as walnuts, oranges, cypresses, oranges, pines, etc. are lined up in this garden.
The adventure in Delgosha begins with the arrival of the main door on the south side. Spring is one of the best times to visit Delgosha Garden, because the atmosphere of this garden is pleasant with the blossoms of various trees, which are not unlike heaven.
The octagonal pond, clear water atmosphere, fountains and tall trees lead you to the center of the garden. Like many Iranian gardens, the main building of the garden is located in the center of attention of the complex and the design of four gardens or in fact four flower-filled streets with water atmosphere can be seen in four geographical directions of this garden.
Bagh Delgosha Pergola Mansion is one of the architectural masterpieces in Shiraz with arts such as mirror work, plastering, painting and inlay work It is decorated on wooden doors. A remarkable part of this luxurious mansion is a large hall with four emperors, which is beautifully decorated and has become the jewel of Delgosha Garden.
Today, the pergola building has been turned into a historical museum to display objects such as ancient coins, a collection of historical stamps, utensils, old bicycles, a collection of different generations of radios, and so on.
Address: South Saadieh neighborhood, Haft Tanan Blvd., Narenjestan St.
Visiting hours: 8 am to 6 pm
One of the most spectacular and adventurous parts of this garden is the tomb of Vakilabad. This tomb with its marble tombstone is the eternal home of Karim Khan Zand, who faced a strange fate during the reign of Agha Mohammad Khan Qajar. By the order of Agha Mohammad Khan, the bones of King Zandieh were brought to Golestan Palace, the residence of Shah Qajar, to be buried on the stairs and Shah Qajri to trample them every day.
During the first Pahlavi period, Karim Khan’s bones were returned to Shiraz and his tomb. Do not miss one of the most important places of Shiraz during your adventure in Bagh-e Nazar and Pars Museum, visiting Karim Khan Zand Shrine.
Address: Shohada Square, Zand Underpass, in front of Karimkhani Citadel
Visiting hours: 8 am to 6 pm
Comment of the Garden Museum Comment on Google Map
The main building of Eram Garden is an architectural masterpiece and one can not ignore the elegance of the tiling art and its seven-color facade. This three-story building is modeled on the architectural history of Zandieh and Safavid and has spectacular decorations. Tiling, plastering, painting, stone columns, inlaid wooden doors and… are the decorations done in the design of Shiraz Eram Garden building.
The design of the building and its artistic decorations will remind you of the Naranjestan Garden mansion. Do not forget, be sure to visit the Museum of Stone and Gem of the Sea of Light in the main building of Eram Garden to see a valuable collection of precious stones in one of the most beautiful places in Shiraz.
Like many Shirazi gardens, other attractions of Armagerdi are wearing traditional clothes and taking souvenir photos in the historical space of the garden. You can also go to the handicraft and souvenir booths of Shiraz and experience a pleasant shopping experience after a tour of the garden.
Address: Eram Square, Eram Boulevard
Visiting Hours: 8am to 8:30pm
Shiraz Eram Garden address on Google Map
6. Jahan Nama Garden, another place of interest in Shiraz
Jahan Nama Garden is another place of interest in Shiraz that turns green in front of you after the Quran Gate. This beautiful garden is located in the neighborhood of Hafez tomb and it is about 15 minutes on foot to Hafeziyeh. Artistic carvings on tree trunks welcome you at the entrance to the garden. Enter the world view garden and enjoy walking around the gardens full of violets, satins, chrysanthemums, seven-colored roses and more.
You will see many trees such as cypress, pine and orange in this garden. You will see a pergola mansion in the center of Jahan Nama Garden, which has an octagonal structure. Although this garden dates back to the reign of the Muzaffar and Inju dynasties in the eighth century, the building of this garden and its basins was built during the reign of Karim Khan Zand and was built by his order.
The design of Jahan Nama Garden was implemented like Nazar Garden; The mansion was located in the center of the garden, four streets or the same four gardens around the structure became green with a row of trees and streams of water flowed along these four streets. Inside the main mansion of Jahan Nama Garden, it has been turned into a museum today. Do not miss the pleasure of adventure in this historical museum after exploring the winding streets of the garden.
European tourists drew their descriptions of Iranian monuments on paper when the camera had not yet been invented, and the museum displays black-and-white paintings by these tourists. A collection of stamps, coins, handmade locks, historical documents and 2 other valuable items are in the World Garden Museum.
Address: Hafezieh Crossroads, Hafez Street, after Fars National Library and Documentation Center
Visiting time: 7:30 am to 8:30 pm
World Garden Garden address on Google Map
7. Tomb of Khajavi Kermani, near the Quran Gate
Near the Quran Gate of Shiraz, you can go to the tomb of Khajavi Kermani, a famous Iranian poet. This tomb is located at the foot of Sabavi Mountain in Shiraz and in the heart of a lush garden, and for this reason, this garden is named after this talented poet.
In the tomb of Khajavi Kermani, you will see a tombstone with two short stone pillars at the top and bottom. In Khajou’s tomb, a stone statue of this poet has also been made and the garden atmosphere has been made more beautiful. Other attractions of Khajoo Park are caves located a short distance from the tomb.
Khajavi Kermani has been worshiping in one of these caves for a long time and has polished his soul. The prominent role of Rostam’s battle with the lion as well as the role of Fath Ali Shah and his sons can be seen in the side walls of the caves.
Khajoo Park is one of the recreational and historical attractions among the sights of Shiraz, which has a good geographical location and in the heights of this park, you can almost see a spectacular frame of the city. Coffee shop, handicraft shops and 2 other facilities of Khajoo Park in Shiraz. Address: Imam Reza Boulevard, next to Quran Gate
Visiting hours: 7:30 am to 12 noon
Address of Khajavi Kermani’s tomb on Google Map
8. Nasir Al-Molk Mosque, the mystical world of color and light
Stained glass and colorful and glazed tiles have made Nasir Al-Molk Mosque one of the most unique mosques in Iran, and every year a flood of domestic and foreign tourists flock to this mosque. Pink color has a special effect in the delicate art of tiling this mosque and for this reason Nasir Al-Molk is also known as the “Pink Mosque” of Iran.
This mosque is located in the old neighborhood of Good Arab and, like other traditional buildings in Iran, leads you to the courtyard with a porch and corridor. The unique part of this mosque is the nave, which is decorated with colored glass, colorful tiles and elegant moccasins. One of the unique features of Nasir Al-Molk Mosque is the absence of a dome in it. The north and south arches are other parts of Nasir Al-Molk Mosque. The spire is located in the southern arch and in the northern arch or the pearl arch, you can see the glory of the art of tiling and moqarnas. The Pink Mosque is one of the pure subjects of photography among the sights of Shiraz, and for this reason, visiting this building is a good opportunity to revive the talent of the art of photography in you.
Address: Good Arab neighborhood (Ishaq Bey), south of Lotfali Khan Zand street, not far from Zeinabieh boulevard
Visiting hours: 7 am to 5 pm
Nasir Al-Molk Mosque address on Google Map
9. Memory, the eternal home of the unseen tongue
Hafez is the identity card of Shiraz and this city is tied to the name and logo of this great Iranian poet. Hafeziyeh or the tomb of Hafez is the tomb of the tongue of the unseen and visiting the sights of Shiraz is completed by going to Hafeziyeh. The tomb of Hafez has undergone many changes and restorations in different periods, but the current building of this tomb belongs to the Pahlavi era and was built according to the design of one of the French architects and archaeologists named “Andre Godard”.
The construction of the memorial was made possible with the support of the Ministry of Education and one of the political and literary figures of that time named “Ali Asghar Hekmat” and this building still stands today as a memorial to the great Iranian poet in the city of poetry and literature.
The memorial complex consists of two parts, north and south, and this border is defined by the middle hall, which is actually a large porch with twenty beautiful stone columns and a row of long stairs on both sides. The dome of Hafez’s tomb with eight columns is located in the northern part of the complex.
The beauty of the art of tiling, the use of Hafez’s poems in this building and the tall stone columns are the features of this tomb. Tiling inside the arch of the roof of the tomb can nail you for a few minutes and you will not want to take your eyes off it.
The southern part of Hafez, as the entrance to the complex, welcomes visitors with the aroma of orange spring, greenery of trees and colorful flowers. Therefore, from the moment you enter this collection, the sense of poetry will come alive in you. In the pure air of Shiraz and among the greenery of this complex, you will be the guest of Hafez and you will receive a good omen as a souvenir from him.
Address: North area of Shiraz, Azadi Boulevard, between Hafezieh Crossroads and Literature Crossroads
Visiting hours: 8:30 a.m. to 10:30 p.m.شب
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10. Saadiya, the tomb of the master of speech
Shiraz is a city of literary poetry and the eternal home of another talented poet of the land of Persia is located in this city. Shirazgerdi takes a color of peace by going to Saadiyeh, the tomb of the master of speech. This spectacular tomb was built with a design by “Mohsen Foroughi”, inspired by special Iranian architecture, and the privilege of the location of this tomb is its proximity to Delgosha Garden.
The mausoleum building consists of two intersecting porches and the rows of stairs are located in front of the building. Saadiyeh turquoise dome attracts the attention of every tourist and the use of marble in the interior has doubled the beauty of the building. Saadieh is built with eight columns and is decorated with the art of tiling.
This tomb is located in a lush garden and the arrangement of rows of trees, gardens full of flowers and water basins reminds you of the design style of the Persian garden. It is interesting to know that the entrance designer of Saadiyeh is the French architect of the memorial building, Andre Godard, and he has designed a beautiful welcome for this tomb.
Address: Delgosha Crossroads, Bustan Boulevard, near Delgosha Garden and Mountain Park
Visiting hours: 8 am to 10 pm
Saadieh address on Google Map
۱۱. Quran Gate, Shiraz Welcome
The sights of Shiraz start with the Quran Gate and this historical structure in the northeast of the city welcomes travelers. The historical gate of the Quran is a remnant of the total of 6 gates of Shiraz, which was built during the time of “Az-Dawla Dailami” by the princes of the Buyid dynasty. It is said that a Qur’an was placed at the entrance of this gate by his order so that the people of the city and its travelers could reach their destination safely by passing under the verses of light, under the protection of God.
With the reconstruction of the building during the reign of Karim Khan Zand, two volumes of the Quran were moved to the upper room of the structure. The verses of these Qurans were written by the calligraphy of one of the princes of the Timurid artist named “Sultan Ibrahim Ibn Shahrokh Teymouri” and these exquisite Qurans are now in the treasury of historical monuments of the Persian Museum. Hafeziyeh and Jahan Nama Garden are among the sights of Shiraz around the Quran Gate. Also, the tomb of Khajavi Kermani, one of the other places of interest in Shiraz, is located a few meters from this gate.
Address: Shiraz-Marvdasht freeway, Imam Reza Boulevard, entrance to Shiraz
Visiting Hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Quran Gate address on Google Map
12. Shahcheragh, the heavenly tranquility of Shiraz
Shahcheragh is one of the sights of Shiraz and one of the most famous religious attractions in Iran. Shiraz travelers do not leave the city without going to this heavenly palace and spend a few hours immersed in the tranquility of this court. Shahcheragh is the tomb of the brothers of the eighth Imam of Shiites, Reza (AS), and this is a reason for the high value of this shrine among the people of Shiraz and travelers of the city.
The main tomb of Shahcheragh is the tomb of “Ahmad Ibn Musa”, the eldest son of the seventh Imam, and on its northeastern side rests the younger brother of this Imam. In Shahcheragh, you will see the original Iranian and Islamic architecture and enjoy the elegance of the art of tiling and mirror work in this building.
The dome of Shahcheragh will fade your beauty and you will not be satisfied with watching the colors and glazes of blue, turquoise, azure, black, white, yellow and gold tiles. Two tall garlands complete the beauty of this dome.
As soon as you enter the shrine, you will notice the delicacy of the art of mirror work and the impressive reflection of light in this spiritual space. The use of stained glass has made this attraction more spectacular, and the art of tiling has also given beauty to the shrine of color and glaze. Around the tiles and mirrors you can see sentences in Arabic and Persian that have added to the beauty of the collection. The holy shrine is located under the dome, with a body of silver and shines like a diamond between the play of light and the mirrors on the ceiling and walls of the shrine.
Address: Lotfali Khan Zand St., Dastghib Blvd., 9 Dey St.
Visiting hours: 24 hours a day
Shahcheragh address on Google Map
13. Tomb of Seyed Mir Mohammad, next to Brother’s tomb
The tomb of Seyyed Mir Mohammad is another religious monument in Shiraz, which is the younger son of the seventh Imam of the Muslims. This holy tomb is located in Shahcheragh complex of Shiraz, next to Baradar’s tomb.
Pilgrims of this Shahcheragh tomb will not leave this shrine without visiting the tomb of Seyyed Mir Mohammad. The tomb of Seyyed Mir Mohammad and the tomb of his brother, Ahmad Ibn Musa, have turned the Shahcheragh pilgrimage complex into one of the religious and tourist attractions in Shiraz. The architecture of the large porch of this tomb with four columns is very beautiful and spectacular and its dome is decorated with the art of tiling.
Address: Lotfali Khan Zand St., Dastgheib Blvd., 9 Dey St.
Visiting hours: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
۱۴. Tomb of Imamzadeh Ali Ibn Hamza
Another place of interest in Shiraz, with a religious and mystical atmosphere, is located south of Hafez Street. The tomb of Imamzadeh Ali Ibn Hamza is another monument built by the order of Az-Dawla Dailami, in the Dailamian period.
This building is located near the Quran Gate and it takes about half an hour to reach this tomb from the main gate of the city. This tomb was restored in later periods such as Timurid, Zandieh and Pahlavi and is now located in one of the most pleasant areas of Shiraz with a large courtyard and tall trees. The special decorations of Iranian architecture such as mirror work, tiling, plastering and inlaid wooden doors are spectacular in this tomb.
Address: South of Quran Gate, Hafez St., next to Ali Ibn Hamza Bridge
Visiting hours: 12 noon to 12 pm
15. Vakil Mosque, one of the sights of Shiraz
Vakil Mosque or Soltani Mosque is one of the historical monuments among the sights of Shiraz and has been standing in this city since the time of Zandieh until today. Two other historical monuments are located a few meters from Vakil Mosque and have the same name. Vakil Bazaar is located in the east of the mosque, in the order of swordsmen, as well as Vakil historical bath in the north of this mosque.
Colorful tiles, a roof arch and 48 stone pillars and a spiral nave make this mosque a special and spectacular building. There are different parts such as corridors, courtyards, two north and south porches, two south and east naves, a marble altar, arches and entrances to this large mosque.
Address: Taleghani Street, between Zand underpass and Lotfali Khan Zand Street
Visiting hours: 8:30 am to 9:30 pm
Vakil Mosque address on Google Map
16. Lawyer Bath, Unique Paintings
Among the buildings of the Zandieh era, which was built by the order of Karim Khan, Vakil Bath is a masterpiece of traditional Iranian architecture and is very famous and popular among the sights of Shiraz. Karim Khan Zand had a great contribution in the development of Shiraz and many of the historical monuments that we see today in Shiraz are the result of the reign of this king.
All of these monuments, including the Vakil Bath, built by order of Vakil al-Roaya, are considered architectural masterpieces of their kind. The lawyer’s bathroom takes your mind off the art of limestone and painting, and it is not the only type of architecture and decoration that has made this bathroom spectacular; The clever and modern design of the structure prevents heat from escaping and cold from entering the bathroom.
Traditional Iranian architects have come up with an interesting way to keep warm and make the main entrance of the bathroom smaller. People had to pass through this entrance and reach a covered space with the help of a gentle ramp. This part was not level with the floor and people would cross it and reach the locker room by a corridor and enter this part from its angled entrance, which was another way to keep warm.
The octagonal surface of the dressing room, or Sarbineh, is beautifully decorated with eight columns, a pond, beautiful arches and a platform. Other parts of the lawyer’s bathroom include the greenhouse, which was the main bathroom space for washing. The royal parts of the treasury are located around the greenhouse. The royal part is very beautiful and is an attractive subject of photography among the sights of Shiraz. In Shiraz, you will enjoy the adventure in Vakil Bath and watching this attractive museum.
Address: Taleghani St., between Zand underpass and Lotfali Khan Zand St., next to Vakil Mosque
Visiting hours: 9am to 9pm
Lawyer’s bathroom address on Google Map
17. Vakil Water Depot, Adventure at the Water Museum
The third building in the Vakil complex in Shiraz, commissioned by Karim Khan Zand, is the Vakil water reservoir. Today, this valuable historical monument has been turned into a water museum and one of the sights of Shiraz, and is located east of Shahrdari Square and 500 meters northeast of Vakil Mosque.
In this Karimkhani reservoir, you can see a replica of various historical water structures and learn about traditional water engineering in the past. This reservoir includes a row of long stairs, a reservoir and traditional arches. Also, a brick windbreak with decorations in the style of Karimkhani citadel can be seen in the upper part of this reservoir. This windbreak, along with the water stored in the reservoir, turned into a cooler on hot days.
Address: East of Shohada Square, at the end of Taleghani Street, after Zand underpass, near Abuzar Park
Visiting hours: 8 am to 8 pm
Lawyer’s water storage address on Google Map
18. Lawyer Market, Watch History & Business
The lawyer complex is completed with the lawyer market in the center of Shiraz and next to the mosque and bath. This bazaar was also built by the order of Karim Khan and to this day, it is considered as an important trade center of the city in the traditional context of Shiraz. Vakil Bazaar is one of the most popular places in Shiraz for traveling shopping lovers.
Take a walk in the traditional context of Shiraz Bazaar, explore this bazaar room by room and enjoy the historical architecture of this bazaar. Many believe that the idea of building the Vakil Bazaar by Karim Khan originated from the architecture of the “Caesarea Bazaar” in the city of “Lar”, which was built by “Shah Abbas”. In Chaharsooq Bazaar, you can buy delicious souvenirs of Fars province, such as Muscat Shirazi, Lari halva, Fasa rice bread, etc. Klim, gabbeh and hand-woven carpets are popular handicrafts of the nomads whose design and color fascinate you. Also in the Swordsmen Bazaar, colorful fabrics with various traditional and nomadic designs are waiting for you. Engraving, woodcarving, engraving, copper and silverware, local clothing, herbal liqueurs, and more are some of the other goods in this traditional market.
Address: Lotfali Khan Zand Street, southeast of Shahrdari Square
Visiting hours: Saturday to Thursday from 8 am to 9 pm
Lawyer market address on Google Map
19. Zeinat-ol-Molk House, Qajri building in Shiraz
Another place to see in Shiraz is Lotfali Khan Zand Street and in the neighborhood of Narenjestan Ghavam. Zeinat al-Mulk House is one of the surviving buildings from the Qajar period, which was built with the traditional architecture of this period. This house was built on the western side of Ghavam Narenjestan Garden by the efforts of “Ali Mohammad Khan Ghavam-ol-Molk II” in 1290 AH, which was finally completed in 1302 by “Mohammad Reza Khan Ghavam-ol-Molk III”. Zinat al-Mulk, the daughter of Qawam al-Mulk IV, lived in this house and this work is named after her.
Address: Lotfali Khan Zand Street, after Zeinabia Boulevard
Visiting hours: 8 am to 7 pm
Zinat al-Mulk’s home address on Google Map
20. Karim Khan citadel, the seat of the Zandieh royal family
Karim Khan Citadel is one of the most important historical monuments of Shiraz, which has left the beautiful architecture of Zandieh era in this city. This monument was the residence of the royal family during the reign of Zandieh and now its name appears in the list of national monuments. Karim Khan citadel with its magnificent walls and towers, stands in the northeast of Shohada Square and can be considered the illustrated history of Shiraz from the time of Zandieh.
The interesting point of Karim Khan citadel architecture is the combination of architectural elements of residential and military buildings. Areas such as porches, rooms, gardens and fountains are reminiscent of a residential building. In contrast, the four tall watchtowers that guard the fort in four directions, as well as the tall brick walls that surround the fort, have turned the citadel into a military base.
One of the spectacular parts of this building is the citadel bath, which is built in the style of traditional Iranian baths and includes the sarbineh, platforms, pond, treasury and.. In the days of Shiraz tourism, do not miss the adventure in this historical attraction.
Address: Northeast of Shohada Square, Hijrat Boulevard
Visiting hours: 9 am to 10 pm
Karim Khan citadel address on Google Map
21. Khan School
Khan School is another place of interest in Shiraz that, like most of the city’s attractions, has a colorful history. This building was built during the reign of Shah Abbas Safavid and is considered one of the centers of learning in this period.
Khan School was built by “Allah Verdikhan Gorji”, the ruler of Persia during the Safavid period and also accompanied by the son of this general. Philosophy and jurisprudence are among the main courses taught at this scientific center, and Mulla Sadra, an Iranian Muslim philosopher, has worked at the school at the invitation of Allah Verdikhan Gorji. Literature, astronomy, mathematics, chemistry, geometry, geology and botany are other important scientific subjects that were taught in Khan school in addition to jurisprudence.
Address: Lotfali Khan Zand St., south of Shohada, not far from Taleghani St.
Visiting hours: from 7 am to 1:30 pm and from 2:30 am to 6 pm
Khan school address on Google Map
In the end …
During your tour of Shiraz, you will find that you are embarking on an adventure in the mysterious history of Iran, especially during the Zandieh era. This period is so obvious in Shiraz that various centers have used its name, such as Zandieh Hotel in Shiraz. This enjoyable adventure takes you back to the past of Iran and provides you with interesting knowledge. Join IranvivaTourism Magazine for sightseeing around Shiraz and other parts of Iran. Of course, remember that you can.