Shiraz-the “City of Roses and Nightingales”Shiraz epitomizes the spirit of Iran. It is the “House of Poets” and home to numerous serendipitous gardens. Two of Persia’s most famous sons, 13th and 14th c. poets Sa’adi and Hafez, are buried in delightful gardens in the city and are visited by numerous admirers who pay homage to their wisdom and literary genius. Excellent houses and mosques from past centuries along with the 18th century main and nomadic bazaars, add to the charm of the city. 

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