Category: Shiraz

The Legend of the Mighty Persian City of Persepolis (Takht-e Jamshid)
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August 16, 2017October 16, 2017

The Legend of the Mighty Persian City of Persepolis (Takht-e Jamshid)

The mighty metropolis of Persepolis, an enormous archive of ancient Persian texts, bas-relief carvings, palaces, halls and tombs of the antiquated empire’s royalty, and the ceremonial capital and seat of the great Achaemenid Empire. For over two centuries the ancient Persian Empire ruled from the archeological marvel. The earliest remains, however, were discovered to be...

The Ancient Persian City of Pasargadae, The Cradle of Civilization
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August 15, 2017October 16, 2017

The Ancient Persian City of Pasargadae, The Cradle of Civilization

Founded by Cyrus II the Great, the mighty ruler of the Achaemenid Empire 6th century BC, the impressive city of Pasargadae was the first dynastic capital of the ancient Persian Empire. The Achaemenid Empire’s was the first-ever known to respect and maintain the cultural diversity of the people that it conquered. Aside from uncovering its...

THE CULTURALLY LEGENDARY VAKIL COMPLEX IN SHIRAZ, IRAN
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July 3, 2017August 23, 2017

THE CULTURALLY LEGENDARY VAKIL COMPLEX IN SHIRAZ, IRAN

Located nearby Arg-e Karimkhan in the monumental city of Shiraz, Iran, the culturally rich Vakil complex (Vakil Bazaar, Vakil Bath, Vakil Mosque) is one of the last standing and well preserved reminiscence of the mighty Zand Dynasty. Comprised of the Vakil Bath, Vakil Mosque and Vakil Bazaar, this old complex still is, as it once...

VISITING THE TOMB OF THE GREAT PERSIAN POET, SAADI IN SHIRAZ
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May 25, 2017June 22, 2017

VISITING THE TOMB OF THE GREAT PERSIAN POET, SAADI IN SHIRAZ

Burried in the same place of his residence, the great Persian poet Saadi-e Shiraz, also known as Sheikh Moshrefodin bin Muslehedin Saadi Shirazi, rests eternally in his glorious tomb in Shiraz, Iran. Even as a first time traveler to the mystical land of Iran, it would be almost impossible for Shiraz to be an unheard...

TOMB OF HAFEZ (Hafezieh): THE RESTING PLACE OF ONE WORLD’S MOST SPIRITUAL POETS
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May 17, 2017June 7, 2017

TOMB OF HAFEZ (Hafezieh): THE RESTING PLACE OF ONE WORLD’S MOST SPIRITUAL POETS

Also known as Aramgah-e Hafez, the magnificently beautiful and spiritual Tomb of Hafez located in Shiraz, is one of Iran’s most visited famous destinations of local and international tourists alike. Having impacted the entire world through his lasting spiritually rich words, Hafez is a name known by all Iranians, young and old. Hafez, in Persian,...

NAGHSH_e ROSTAM
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January 24, 2017August 11, 2017

NAGHSH_e ROSTAM

The Ancient Necropolis of Naghsh-e Rostam Lying quietly within enormous cliff walls about 12 kilometers northwest of Persepolis an ancient cemetery, Naghsh-e Rostam, dating back to around 1000 BC, awaits the attention of curious travellers and discoverers. The necropolis is named after its oldest relief rock-carving dating back to 1,000 BC. Suspected to be of...

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