3 Days Itinerary: Exploring the Heart of Shiraz

Lingua Inglese, Tedesco, Spagnolo
Costo 1 EUR per escursione
Numero di partecipanti Gruppo fino a 10 persone
Durata 3 giorni

Day 1:

1. Nasir Ol Molk Mosque (Pink Mosque)

Start your day with a visit to this stunning mosque known for its colorful stained-glass windows. The morning light creates a magical ambiance inside.

Don’t forget your camera—the play of light and colors is truly mesmerizing.

2. Narenjestan Garden (Qavam House)

Wander through this historic Persian garden adorned with citrus trees, fountains, and intricate tilework.

Explore the Qavam House, an elegant mansion within the garden, showcasing traditional architecture.

3. Karim Khan Citadel

Discover the imposing fortress built during the Zand dynasty. Explore its thick walls, underground chambers, and panoramic views from the top.

The citadel also houses a museum with artifacts from Shiraz’s history.

4. Vakil Public Bath

Step back in time at this restored public bathhouse. Admire the beauty of it and learn about the traditional bathing rituals.

The architecture and design are a testament to the city’s rich heritage.

5. Vakil Mosque

Visit this grand mosque, known for its massive prayer hall and exquisite tile mosaic work.

Take a moment to appreciate the serene atmosphere and intricate details.

6. Vakil Bazaar

End your day by exploring the bustling Vakil Bazaar. Wander through its narrow alleys filled with shops selling spices, textiles, and handicrafts.

Don’t miss the chance to haggle for souvenirs or sample local snacks.

Day 2: Literary and Cultural Gems

1. Eram Garden

Immerse yourself in the lush greenery of Eram Garden. Stroll among tall cypress trees, fragrant flowers, and the historic mansion.

The garden offers a peaceful escape from the city buzz.

2. Quran Gate

Visit the iconic gate where a Quran is placed for protection. Enjoy panoramic views of Shiraz from this elevated spot.

3. Tomb of Hafez

Pay homage to the renowned Persian poet Hafez. His tomb is surrounded by tranquil gardens and features beautiful calligraphy.

Sit by the marble pool and read Hafez’s poetry for a soulful experience.

4. Tomb of Saadi

Explore the serene mausoleum of another celebrated poet, Saadi. The garden setting and intricate architecture make it a must-visit.

Reflect on Saadi’s wisdom and legacy.

5. Shapouri House

Visit this beautiful early 20th-century building and garden, a popular spot for locals and tourists alike to relax and enjoy the outdoors. The garden is designed in the traditional Persian style, with symmetrical layouts, water features, and lush greenery.

Day 3: Ancient Wonders Beyond Shiraz

Full Day Excursion:

1. Persepolis

Embark on a day trip to the ancient city of Persepolis, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Marvel at the grand ruins, intricate reliefs, and colossal columns that once symbolized the Achaemenid Empire’s power.

2. Naqsh-e Rostam

Nearby, explore Naqsh-e Rostam, an ancient necropolis with rock-cut tombs and royal reliefs.

The site holds historical significance and offers breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape.

3. Pasargadae

Conclude your journey by visiting Pasargadae, the first capital of the Persian Empire.

o Admire the tomb of Cyrus the Great and the remnants of his palace complex.


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