Shiraz, capital of civilization
Due to the abundance of its tourism attractions, Shiraz could be considered as a mere destination of your travel. It is better for people who are interested in cultural tours as well as travelling to cultural cities to allocate a specific journey to Shiraz by which they could be provided with enough time to visit the attractive places in this city. The size of tourism attractions in this city is to such extent that you might not be provided with enough time to visit all tourism attractions of this province; we however in term of this paper, do our best to provide you with important list of historical and attractive places of this city.
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.
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