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The most famous Shiraz attraction is Persepolis which is registered as the international heritage by UNISCO. Persepolis is situated 70 km northeast of Shiraz. In contemporary Persian, the site is known as Takht-e Jamshid. Persepolis is he translation of a Greek word and means “Persian City”.
It is open to the visitors all the days of the year except Ashura Day which is a very important religious day in Iran. Naqshe Rostam and Naqshe Jahan are located in a short distance from Persepolis, so you are advised to see all the resorts all together in half of the day.
The tombs of very famous poets of Iran are located in Shiraz. The Hafiz and Saadi Mausoleums are nice to see. They are also called Hafiziyeh OR Saadiyeh among the local people. Many Iranians, especially the people of Shiraz believe that the Hafiz Mausoleum has the positive and energetic atmosphere.
Karim Khan Arg which is located in the center of Shiraz City, Zand St. Zand St. is among the oldest streets of Shiraz and now it is not a preferable place for the youths to go shopping or have gatherings because it has still kept its traditional and old environment.