Shiraz is one of the most popular cities of Iran. Not only Shiraz is very well known in Iran, it is globally popular for its attractions and sightseeing. Shiraz is in southeast of Iran and so many Iranian people and people from other countries come to see this beautiful city each year. Although, there are so many places to visit, people from all around the world come to see the spectacular attractions of Shiraz.
Nasir al-Malik is one of the oldest mosques in Shiraz and it is located close to Shah Cheragh. This mosque is the most valuable mosque in Iran in terms of tiling and Mogharnas. The use of colored glasses in this mosque has given it the nickname “pink mosque” of Iran. When the sun shines on the colored glass of the mosque, it becomes colorful and dreamy. The mosque was built by the Qajar Dynasty in 1293 and it has a home, mirror hall, mosque, water storage and bathroom.
The address: Fars Province, Shiraz, Lotf Ali Khan Zand Street
Eram Gardens and eight other gardens were recorded in UNESCO World Heritage List in 2011. There are many monuments and botanical gardens in this historic gardens. It is not exactly known when this garden was built, but according to the information gained from various travel logs of the 10th and 11th centuries, this garden also existed in the Seljuk period. There are awesome various pants there and so many various flowers from all over the world are planted there.
The address: Fars Province, Shiraz, Aram Avenue, close to Shiraz University
The Karim Khan Arg is in downtown Shiraz, close to the Shahrdari square. As the name suggests, the citadel was built in Zandieh period between 1766 and 1767 as a place for Karim Khan Zand to live in. During Pahlavi dynasty, this place became a prison, resulting in damages to the building.
The address: Karim Khan Zand Street, in the corner of Shohada Square (Shahrdari)
This beautiful Persian garden was built in the Safavid period as a promenade for the Safavid kings. After that, during the Qajar period, Mirza Ali Khan Ghavamolmolk bought it and rebuilt it. Today, this Iranian garden has become a museum’s gardens, and the museum of gospel, the Museum of the Army and the Army Museum of Arms have been established. The middle mansion of the garden was built by Mirza Ali Khan Qawam al-Mulk.
The address: Afif Abad Street, close to Sattarkhan Street