Shiraz is located in south of Iran and 932 km away from Tehran. People of the world know Shiraz as the city of wine and poetry. Many of the greatest poets and literary men of Iran were from Shiraz. Only two of these illustrious men of letter namely, Hafiz and Saadi are enough to make Shiraz not only one of the cultural capitals of Iran but also of the whole world. Shiraz day tours are part of our Iran day tours. They are one-day tours starting from shiraz covering most of the tourist attractions in the city. If you have a look at Shiraz travel guide, the list of sightseeing spots will amaze you. Some of the finest examples of Iranian gardens are in Shiraz. These include Eram Garden, an 800 years old Garden with a magnificent palace surrounded by millions of plants of every shape and color, Afif-Abad Garden, another prime instance of Iranian gardens which also includes the biggest arms museum of the country and Delgosha Garden, an ancient garden brimming with orange blossoms and citrus trees. Historical sites are another major aspect of Shiraz tourism. Apart from Persepolis, the ancient capital of Persia which is located about 60 km away from Shiraz, there are dozens of fabulous and diverse monuments of historical and cultural significance in the city. Among these historic spots one could speak of Vakil Bazaar, Mosque and Public Bath and Arg of Karim Khan (all built in Zand era when Shiraz was the capital), Qavam House and other historic houses of prominent Shiraz politicians and artists, religious buildings embellished by the matchless artistry of the past such as the Holy Shrine of Shah Cheragh and Nasir ol Molk Mosque. Shiraz also presents great lodging choices that measure up to the diversity and quality of its tourist spots. Many of Shiraz hotels and hostels, like most of the accommodation centers of the big cities in Iran are near the main points of interest. Although our Shiraz sightseeing tours are one-day packages, it covers the best of this glorious city.
- Read the itinerary of our one-day Shiraz sightseeing tour
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