Shiraz is a city of love. Also shiraz is a city of history and art. One of the most beautiful cities in Iran, which take at least three or four days to explore all the city’s landmarks. Before anything else you should know that the best time to go to Shiraz is on May. When the streets are full of orange blossom’s perfume. The Shiraz’s climate is usually pleasant. its summer is warm but the autumn and winter are not so cold. Shiraz has attracted the attention of international experts with its many beauties.

The two UNESCO World Heritage sites are located in shiraz. Persepolis and Pasargad.

Pasargad

Pasargad shiraz

Pasargad was the first capital of the Achaemenid Empire to be built under the command of Cyrus the great. This work is a prominent example of the Achaemenid royal art and architecture and an unrivaled Witness of Persian civilization that remains to this day. The tomb of Cyrus the Great is one of the most important parts of the Pasargada, which is almost wholesome.

Pasargad shiraz

Except for it, The prison of Solomon, The Private Palace,The Audience Palace, The Gateway Palace and Caravanserai of Mozaffari are part of Ancient art in Pasargad. Pasargad was listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 2004.

Persepolis

Persepolis shiraz

Persepolis was the ritual capital of the Achaemenid Empire built at the time of Darius I. Then his son, Xerxes and his grandson, Ardeshir I, expanded it.

Persepolis shiraz

Persepolis is also known as the Parseh or Jamshid throne, and has displayed a great splendor. Long columns with various patterns and designs which Over the years, they are still standing. The remains of this city are still in the north of Marvdasht, north of Fars province (northeastern Shiraz). Persepolis was listed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1979.

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