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Shiraz Destination Guide

Touring Shiraz in Iran

Shiraz in the region of Fārs with its 1,249,942 citizens is a city located in Iran - some 426 mi or ( 685 km ) South of Tehran , the country's capital city .

Interactive map of Shiraz

Time in Shiraz is now 01:57 PM (Sunday) . The local timezone is named " Asia/Tehran " with a UTC offset of 3.5 hours. Depending on your travel resources, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Koruni, Jamalabad, Ayur, Kutahi, and Yasuj. Being here already, consider visiting Koruni . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recomendations for Shiraz ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

I'm an Iranian Not a Muslim

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Hi everybody ..

Shiraz Bazare Vakil

2:49 min by eru088road
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Shiraz ..


Backpacking in Iran 2009 1/5 Shiraz in HD

5:10 min by avichaki
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This is the first part of our backpacking trip in Iran Shiraz, the city of poets, flowers and gardens. December 2009 ..

Crazy Taxi Driver Shiraz Drive

2:20 min by robotronRS5001
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Dancing Taxi Driver comes up after one minute drive Nowrooz 1388 2009 in Shiraz City in einem "Samand" Marke "Iran Khodro" mit dem schlimmsten Taxifahrer der Welt ;-) Dancing after one minute Iran Nor ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Shah Cheragh

Shāh Chérāgh is a funerary monument and mosque in Shiraz, Iran, housing the tomb of the brothers Ahmad and Muhammad, sons of Mūsā al-Kādhim and brothers of ‘Alī ar-Ridhā. The two took refuge in the city during the Abbasid persecution of Shia Muslims.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 29.61 52.54 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures in Shiraz, Mosques in Shiraz, Safavid architecture, Shia shrines

Nasir al-Mulk Mosque

The Nasīr al-Mulk Mosque is a traditional mosque in Shiraz, Iran, located in Goade-e-Araban place (near the famous Shah Cheragh mosque). The mosque was built during the Qājār era, and is still in use under protection by Nasir al Mulk's Endowment Foundation. It was built by the order of Mirza Hasan Ali Nasir al Molk, one of the lords of the Qajar Dynasty, in 1876 and was finished in 1888. The designers were Muhammad Hasan-e-Memar and Muhammad Reza Kashi Paz-e-Shirazi.

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Located at 29.61 52.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 20th-century mosques, Iranian architecture, Mosques in Shiraz, Religious buildings completed in 1888

Qavam House

Qavam House (also widely called "Narenjestan e Ghavam") is a traditional and historical house in Shiraz, Iran. It is set within the Persian gardens of Eram Garden. It was built between 1879 and 1886 by Mirza Ibrahim Khan. The Qavam family were merchants originally from Qazvin. But they soon became active in the government during the Zand dynasty, followed by the Qajar, and Pahlavi dynasty as well.

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Located at 29.61 52.55 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: 1840s architecture, Buildings and structures in Shiraz, Houses in Iran, Iranian architecture, Persian gardens in Iran

Karim Khan

Karim Khan Zand,, (c. 1705 – 1779), was a ruler of Iran, and the founder of the Zand Dynasty. He was born in Village of Pari near Malayer to a family of the Zand tribe of Lak or Lur deportees. Kurdish nationalists such as Abdul Rahman Ghassemlou considered him as a Kurdish hero Modern scholarships such as Wadie Jwaideh suggested his proud Kurdishness. He never styled himself as "shah" or king, and instead used the title Vakil e-Ra'aayaa (Representative of the People).

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Located at 29.62 52.54 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: 1779 deaths, Kurdish rulers, Monarchs of Persia, People from Shiraz

Fars Province

Fars Province, originally spelled Pars (پارس)), is one of the 31 provinces and known as Cultural Capital of Iran. It is in the south of the country and its center is Shiraz. It has an area of 122,400 km². In 2006, this province had a population of 4.57 million people, of which 61.2% were registered as urban dwellers, 38.1% villagers, and 0.7% nomad tribes. The etymology of the word "Persian" is derived from the cultural capital of Iran and found in many ancient names associated with Iran.

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Located at 29.62 52.53 (Lat./Long.); Less than 2 km away
Tags: Fars Province, Pre-Islamic heritage of Iran, Provinces of Iran, Provinces of the Sassanid Empire

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Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Shiraz