The Wonders Of Shiraz
Persian Wonders Small Group Tours to Iran provide travelers from Australia to explore Shiraz and beyond.
Shiraz was established in 2000 BC. By the 13th century it has became a centre of the arts and home to many Persian scholars.
This fabulous city was the former capital of Iran during the Zand dynasty (1747-79). Also celebrated birthplace of the great Persian poets Hafez and Sadi.
Your trip to Rasht include visiting:
Walk through this old Persian garden (UNESCO) dating back to 650 AD.
In addition, enjoy walking around the gardens. View the fabulous 18th and 19th century architecture. Undoubtedly
mirror decorations and oil paintings are an absolute beauty. Following this there are even more. For example floral and motifs and poems written in calligraphy.
Vakil Bazaar offers a treasure trove of Persian culture. Explore and shop for the beautiful hand-made products. Also treasure hunt for handicrafts of the Qashqai and nomadic tribes.
Hafez & Saadi Tombs
Enjoy reading translations of some of Hafez poems . Then have a Fal (Persian like astrological reading).
Also enjoy exploring the surrounding garden areas.
Next, would be Sadi Tomb. Explore the garden area. Especially the underground pond, a must see.
Finally, you can enjoy local cafes and restaurants and enjoy traditional Shiraz food and desert
Persepolis (UNESCO) is the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire of 550 BC. In brief, a 125,000 sqm terrace in the Rahmat Mountains that includes:
- Apadana Palace.
- Sad Sotoon Palace.
- The Gate of all Nations.
This UNESCO World heritage site is the remnant of an ancient city. The spacious capital and last resting place of Cyrus the Great.
A magnificent piece of art and architecture makes a magical experience and a irresistible photograph locations.
Other Landmarks of Shiraz
Above all Shiraz has many more tourist attraction locations. So refer to your itinerary to read more about activities included in your tour and what alternative options could be requested upon request.