Shiraz, Iran

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Shiraz (; Persian: شیراز‎‎, Šīrāz, Persian pronunciation: [ʃiːˈrɒːz], pronunciation ) is the sixth-most-populous city of Iran and the capital of Fars Province (Old Persian as Pârsâ). At the 2011 census, the population of the city was 1,700,665 and its built-up area with "Shahr-e Jadid-e Sadra" (Sadra New Town) was home to 1,500,644 inhabitants. Shiraz is located in the southwest of Iran on the "Roodkhaneye Khoshk" (The Dry River) seasonal river. It has a moderate climate and has been a regional trade center for over a thousand years. Shiraz is one of the oldest cities of ancient Persia. The earliest reference to the city, as Tiraziš, is on Elamite clay tablets dated to 2000 BC. In the 13th century, Shiraz became a leading center of the arts and letters, due to the encouragement of its ruler and the presence of many Persian scholars and artists. It was the capital of Persia during the Zand dynasty from 1750 until 1800. Two famous poets of Iran, Hafez and Saadi, are from Shiraz, whose tombs... Wikipedia ( Creative Commons Attribution CC-BY-SA 4.0 )
Karim Khan
Karim Khan
Vakil Mosque
Vakil Mosque
Hafez Mausoleum
Hafez Mausoleum
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Nasir ol Molk Mosque
Nasir ol Molk Mosque
Saadi Mausoleum
Saadi Mausoleum
Shah Cheragh
Shah Cheragh
Tomb of Hafez
Tomb of Hafez
Jahan Nama garden
Jahan Nama garden
Shiraz Shah-e-Cheragh Mausoleum
Shiraz Shah-e-Cheragh Mausoleum
Afif-Abad Garden
Afif-Abad Garden
Qur'an Gate
Qur'an Gate
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