7 Sights in Shiraz, Iran (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Shiraz, Iran. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 7 sights are available in Shiraz, Iran.

1. Atiq Mosque

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Jameh Mosque of Atigh is a 9th-century mosque in Shiraz, the capital of Fars Province, Iran, Atigh Jameh mosque the oldest mosque of Shiraz was built in celebration of the conquest of Shiraz by Saffarid Amroleiss in the year 276 AH and was completed in 281 AH. It has been restored many times. The height of the building and its various nocturnal areas (Shabestans) with beautiful tile work on the ceilings, gives a unique charm to this place. It is located in the east of Shah Cheragh Shrine. The entrance door of Shah Cheragh is on the west side of the mosque. undefined Atiq Jame Mosque of Shiraz has been renovated several times. Nodbeh Wall and Khodaye Khane are some of the attractions of this mosque. Additionally, the dome of the north Iwan and the hypostyle columns are so attracting. In the southern part of this mosque, there is a wall called “Nodbeh”. It differentiates from other walls with a picture of colorful cedar on it. It is believed that on the night of Miraj, Boragh /Buraqpassed from this (Nodbeh) Wall. There is an Iwan and Shabestan. Shabestan is an underground space that can be usually found in the traditional architecture of mosques, houses, and schools in ancient Iran. These spaces were usually used during summers and could be ventilated by windcatchers and qanats. North side is also known as “Imam Gate”. North gate is decorated with Mogharnas tiles.

Wikipedia: Jameh Mosque of Atigh (EN)

2. Ali Ibn Hamzeh Holly Shrine

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The tomb of Ali ibn Hamza ibn Musa al-Kazem is one of the historical and religious monuments of Shiraz. This tomb belonged to Shah Mir Ali ibn Hamza bin Musa Kazem which is located on Hafez Street near the dry river. The tomb of Ali ibn Hamza was built during the Dilamian period and by Amir Azod al-Dawlah Daylami and during the Timurid period, parts of it have been restored and part of the Pahlavi period by the late Habibollah Jokar and under the supervision of the architect of that period Mr. Peyrovani has been built and repaired. His family tomb is located in the shrine of Ali ibn Hamza, which every year hosts travelers and fellow citizens in the city of Shiraz, the third shrine of Ahl al-Bayt Was.

Wikipedia: آرامگاه علی بن حمزه (FA)

3. Qasre Abunasr

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Qaṣr-i Abu Naṣr, Qasre Abunasr, or Takht-e Sulayman is the site of an ancient settlement situated in city of Shiraz in the Fars province of Iran. According to archaeological studies the fortress was built during the Parthian period, and was an important and strategic location in the Sassanid Empire. Archaeologists have found various artifacts and coins belonging to various historical periods, such as the Achaemenid, Seleucid Empire, Parthian and Sassanid. This site is recorded in an Iranian historical list from 1932 as "Takht e Sulayman". When Muslims invaded Iran, and conquered it, they called this palace "Father of Victory"

Wikipedia: Qasre Abunasr (EN)

4. Tomb of Muhammad ibn Musa al-Kazim

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The tomb of Muhammad b. Musa Kazem (known in Shiraz as Sayyid Mir Muhammad and Astan Mohammadi) is the tomb of Sayyid Mir Muhammad, son of Musa b. Ja'far in the courtyard of Shahcheragh in Shiraz. This court is located in the eastern part of the shrine of Ahmad b. Musa b. On the left is the tomb of Abraham, his son.

Wikipedia: آرامگاه سید میر محمد (FA)

5. luna Park

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Luna Park is one of the inactive parks of Shiraz city. It is located in the north of the city and next to the Quran gate and behind the great Shiraz Hotel. This park uses foreign technologies to bring games to Iran for the first time. Electric swing, shuttle, ranger, carousel, electric car, acrojet, etc.

Wikipedia: لونا پارک شیراز (FA)

6. آرامگاه خواجوی کرمانی

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Khaju Kermani tomb is an Iranian tomb. It is located north of Shiraz, on Sabooy hill off the Shiraz–Isfahan road. It is in Allahu Akbar Gorge. His grave overlooks the Qur'an Gate. Roknabad spring passes near the tomb.

Wikipedia: Khwaju Kermani tomb (EN)

7. نقش نگاره دوره ساسانی

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Barm-e Delak, is a site of a Sasanian rock relief located about 10 km southeast of Shiraz, in the Pars Province of Iran. The rock relief was known as Bahram-e Dundalk in Middle Persian, which means Bahram's heart.

Wikipedia: Barm-e Delak (EN)


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