Shiraz City Tour
Duration: 1 Days
What you need to know about this tour
- Shiraz is one of the historical cities of Iran, known as the city of poetry and gardens. Besides the ancient legacies from the Achaemenid and Sassanid empires which are located around the city of Shiraz, there are many historical and cultural attractions in this city, dating back to the Qajar and Zand dynasties. Join our Shiraz City Tour to explore the sites in Shiraz.
What is Included
- Professional English speaking guide
- Entrance fees
- Public transportation
- One snack
Meet your guide at 9 am, at your hotel lobby or any other convenient location. First visit the Jame Atiq Mosque dating back to Saffarid Dynasty and explore the unique mansion at the center of its courtyard. Then venture through Shiraz's old quarter and reach the Naranjestan Palace. This mesmerizing construction with amazing ornaments was the residential house of the Ghavam family, who played an important role in Iran's politics during the Qajar Dynasty. From here you will walk to the thriving Vakil Bazaar, where has been the beating heart of the city since the Zand Dynasty. Here you can meet locals selling and buying goods like carpets, textiles, spices and herbs. Visit the Vakil Bathhouse and hear about the construction of Iranian bathhouses. After taking a short break and having some Iranian ice-cream, you will visit the Tomb of Hafez, the world reknowed poet who lived in this city during the 14th century. Conclude your city tour by enjoying a walk through the lush Eram Garden, one of the nine Persian Gardens protected as UNESCO heritage sites.