Shiraz Vacations


Shiraz places to stay and top hotels

Shiraz things to do and experiences

  • Persepolis
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Landmark
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  • Eram Garden
    Outdoors, Garden
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  • Pasargadae
    Sights and Museums, Historic Site
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  • Nasir ol Molk Mosque
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The best time to visit Iran is in the spring (March to May) and early fall (September and October) when the weather is at its finest. However, it’s generally a good idea to avoid traveling during the country’s ... Read more
secular and religious holidays: namely the two weeks surrounding Nowruz (the Iranian New Year), the ten days before Ashura, and the month of Ramadan. By the time summer rolls around, hotel rates drop as temperatures rise, especially in the southern part of the country where temperatures can exceed 100 (38). Winters in Iran are also extreme with very cold weather in the northeast and west, though visitors will see substantial discounts on hotel prices.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

While Tehran is the capital and administrative centre of Iran - both current and historically - Shiraz is the hub of Persian culture and has been for more than 2000 years! Shiraz is also synonymous with poetry as the city is the birthplace of Persia's greatest poets - Sa'adi and Hafez. The best time to visit Shiraz is spring time when the numerous gardens and parks in the city are blooming with a variety of flowers and roses.

Recommended for:Family TravelersHistory BuffsArt & Design Lovers
Local from Shiraz, Iran

The best time for visiting shiraz is April and March .when you can smell the orange blossoms and enjoy the pleasant weather. If you like to have an experience of Iran and shiraz, please visit our itineraries :

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Brooklyn, État de New York, États Unis

This historic city is very manageable next to Tehran -- walkable and there is comparatively little traffic. The main sites are all within walking distance of one another. Far from the capital, this isn't a religious center and the more relaxed and liberal vibe is immediately apparent just based upon how people are dressed.

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Esfahan, Iran

Shiraz, highly recommended for any trip to Iran, Shiraz is a easily manageable heartland of Persian culture with most welcoming people and Persepolis and Pasargadae as its Architectural gems, for tours to Shiraz:

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Teheran, Tehran, Iran

Shiraz is known as the city of poets, literature, wine and flowers.Shiraz is the sixth most populous city in Iran and is the capital of Fars Province,Shiraz is located in the southwest of Iran. Shiraz has a moderate climate and has been a regional trade center for more than one thousand years.It is regarded as one of the oldest provinces of ancient Persia.Shiraz is known as the city of poets, gardens, wine, nightingales and flowers. The crafts of Shiraz consist of inlaid mosaic work of triangular design; silver-ware; carpet-weaving, and the making of the rugs called gilim and "jajim" in the villages and among the tribes. The garden is an important part of Iranian culture. There are many old gardens in Shiraz such as the Eram garden and the Afif abad garden.
Shiraz is proud of being mother land of Hafiz Shirazi, Shiraz is an important centre for Iranian culture and has produced a number of famous poets. Saadi, a 12th and 13th century poet was born in Shiraz. Hafiz, another famous poet and mystic was also born in Shiraz. A number of scientists also originate from Shiraz. Qutb al-Din al-Shirazi, a 13th century astronomer, mathematician, physician, physicist and scientist was from Shiraz.

Tehran, Iran

Shiraz name in books and historical documents, under various names such as "Tyrazys", "Shyrazys" and "Shiraz" have already been registered. Initial work in this city, the castle was Abu Nasr. This city during the current location is transmitted Bnyamyh and expense of destroying the pool - the old capital of Fars province - is thriving. Shiraz during Saffarian, Buwayhid and Zand, was the capital of Iran.

Nizwa, Oman

Shiraz is the hometown of Hafeez, their most esteemed and venerated poet laureate. If Jim Morrison and Jesus Christ had had an Iranian love child, he'd be Hafeez. Just as followers of the Doors head to the Père Lachaise in Paris to pay homage to their Lizard King, so do the Persians at the Tomb of Hafeez in Shiraz. On entering there, you can get your fortune told by a canary that picks from a handful of Hafeez passages for less than a Toman.


I loved this city and a must if your visiting Iran, use a good tour guide and they show you all the major things to see here.

Local from Shiraz, Iran

lovely city

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