Shiraz Attractions

Shiraz Attractions

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    November 13, 2017
    The city’s ancient trading district is home to several bazaars dating from different periods. The finest and most famous of these is the Bazar-e Vakil, a […]
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    November 13, 2017
    Imam Gholi Khan, governor of Fars, founded this serene theological college for around 100 students in 1615. Over the years the building has been extensively damaged […]
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    November 13, 2017
    The modern assembly of arches that form Shiraz’s ceremonial gateway until recently housed a revered antique Quran (since moved to the Pars Museum opposite the fort […]
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    November 13, 2017
    Sayyed Mir Ahmad, one of Imam Reza’s 17 brothers, was hunted down and killed by the caliphate on this site in AD 835 and his remains […]
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    November 13, 2017
    The ancient Jame’ Atiq Mosque of Shiraz is one of the oldest mosques in Iran and a relic of the days of the Saffarid Amr bin […]
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    November 13, 2017
    One of the most elegant and most photographed pieces of architecture in southern Iran, the Pink Mosque was built at the end of the 19th century […]
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    November 13, 2017
    Khwaju Kermani whose full name is Abu’l-ʿAṭā Kamāl-al-Din Maḥmud b. ʿAli b. Maḥmud Morshedi (1280–1352), was a famous Persian poet and Sufi mystic from Iran. He was born in Kerman, Iran on 24 December 1290. […]
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    November 13, 2017
    Abu Muhammad Sheikh Ruzbehan Baqli (1128–1209) was a Persian poet, mystic, and sufi from Fasa, Fars, Iran. Ruzbihan Baqli was born in 1128 to a family of Dailamite origin in the town of Fasa […]