Shiraz Located in the Zagros Mountains, 895 kilometers south of Tehran, enjoys temperate climate across the year. The ruler of Iran Karim Khan-e Zand in the 18th century made this city his capital. His citadel and residence are among city’s monuments.
Tombs of great poets as Hafiz and Saady and Gardens as Afif-Abaad, Eram (residence of Qashqai Ilkhans), Delgosha, and many more has made this city to be unique and well known by name of “City of flowers and nightingales”.
Not far from Shiraz you may feel great, visiting Persepolis, one of the world greatest master pieces remained from 330BC.