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Best Places to visit in Shiraz

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If you plan to visit Iran as your next destination, be with Iranviva Group that has provided numerous comprehensive articles about different tours to Iran offered by Iranviva and different cities of Iran you can visit. Here in this article Iranviva Group has brought the best places you can visit in Shiraz.

Words cannot express the beauty and elegance of the city of Shiraz, one of the cultural centers of Iran with its spectacular architecture. It is known as the city of nightingales and roses, the city of gardens and flowers, and the city of poetry. Shiraz with its peaceful and pleasant atmosphere, is the original land of Persia and the cradle of the greatest Persian Empires.

Let’s have a brief look at the tourist spots in the city of Shiraz that are definitely worth visiting at least once on your trip to Iran.

Top 5 tourist attractions you will love in Shiraz

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Shiraz is the Center of Fars Province and capital of ancient Iran. This city has been surrounded by Darak Mount at West, and Bamo, Sabzpovan, Chehel Magham and Baba Koohi Mountains at North.There is no specific agreement for antiquity of Shiraz among Historians and Archaeologists; however, the point stressed by all historians and archaeologists is the antiquity of Takhte-Jamshid Region going back to Akhamaneshid Era.Other names of Shiraz as mentioned in historical books and documents include Tirazis, Shirazis and Shiraz.According to some historical documentations of Islam, the initial place of Shiraz was Abunasr Castle where transferred to its modern-day area during Bani-Omayeh Dynasty. Such transfer however accompanies with extermination of Estakhr City, the Capital of Fars.It must be mentioned that at the time of Safari, Boiyan and Zandian Rule, Shiraz was the capital of government.