About Shiraz
Shiraz is the fifth most populous city of Iran and the capital of Fars Province. In 2009 the population of the city was 1,455,073. Shiraz is located in the southwest of Iran on the Roodkhaneye Khoshk (Dry river) seasonal river. It has a moderate climate and has been a regional trade center for over a thousand years. It is regarded as one of the oldest cities of ancient Persia.
The earliest reference to the city, as Tiraziš, is on Elamite clay tablets dated to 2000 BC. In the 13th century, Shiraz became a leading center of the arts and letters, due to the encouragement of its ruler and the presence of many Persian scholars and artists. It was the capital of the Persia during the Zand dynasty from 1750 until 1781, as well as briefly during the Saffarid period.
Two famous poets of Iran, Hafez and Saadi, are from Shiraz.






     
  Shah Ceheragh:
a well known shrine that’s the grave yard of Imam Mousa Kazem (Shiite 7th Imam)greatest son.
He is Imam Reza(Shiite 8th Imam brother also.

     
  Atigh Jameh Mosque:
it’s the oldest mosque of the city and it’s experienced a lot of historical events.
Sa adieh:  it’s saadi mausoleum and lodging(he was one of the Farsi language greatest poets.

     
  Eram Garden:
it’s foundation date and constructions name is not clear but it enjoys a great number of floras and a collection of plant has been collected all through the world .the garden is an exhibition of plants and flowers.It’s main mansion is a complete example of Qajari Architecture and was constructed in Naseredin shah(Qajar king)reign.

     
  Quran Gate:
it’s was one of the city main entrance remained from old time.

     
  Zandiyeh:
zandiyeh complex in shiraz is a great and fortified building that is of Artistic and Architectural worthwhile.

     
  Hafezieh:
here Hafez(Iranian well known  poet has been buried .he was well known for his beautiful and delicate lyrics.

     
  Nasir Olmolk Mosque:
Considering tiling and vaulted paintings is one  of the most beautiful in Iran.it manifests application of colors and lights in Islamic art and architecture.

     
  Narenjestan Qavam Museum:
this  garden was  constructed  in Qajar dynasty and it belonged to Qavam ol molk family.