Love, poetry, wine, and art, all at one place. Shiraz is full of amazing architectures, like the pink Nasir al-Mulk Mosque, and has the most relaxed and friendly people. This city’s mosques, countless historical houses, and gardens are not to be missed. Love history and stories? Visit Persepolis, the ruins of the Persian Empire. Or head to the historical Vakil Bazaar with its vaulted brick ceiling. There you can have a chat with the merchants selling spices, rugs, and Persian sweets. Shiraz is also the ultimate destination for getting in touch with the country’s rich literary history. While there, make sure you see the Tomb of Saadi and the Tomb of Hafez, two of Iran’s most loved poets. Love food? Don’t miss Shapouri Garden Traditional Restaurant and Sharzeh Restaurant.
Distance from Tehran
- No Bus