Shiraz if drawn is a miniature and if described is a piece of poetry. Both in drawing and poetry, Shiraz is replete with flowers and nightingales. This city is known for its heavenly gardens, eloquent poets, pleasant weather and easy-going people. It is the major city of Fars/Pars province with which Persian language ,Persian Gulf, Persian and even the old name of Persia, are all associated, shiraz is a vibrant city in the spring and in April and May the fragrance of citrus blossoms haunts the visitors; that is why 4 May is the day of Shiraz.
that is why 4 May is the day of Shiraz. Shiraz, the capital of Fars province, is located 919 Kilometers south to Tehran. The district of Shiraz enjoys a moderate weather with regular seasons. The region of Shiraz has been specially important during its long history. It was mentioned in many Ilamian epigraphs which were discovered in Persepolis. The memorial tombs of the great two Persian poets, Sadi and Hafiz, are in this city, and the memorial tomb of the other poet, Khoaju is located near the city gate.
The long history of this city has left many historical and cultural places a long side with the natural views, to be visited by tourists, which form the following are the most important:
-Old and beautiful Persian Gardens of Gulshan, Eram, Delgusha, Chehel Tan, Haft Tan, Jahan Nama
-Tomb of Hafez
-Tomb of Sa’adi