What to see in Shiraz: Historic attractions
Similar to some of the other cities in the central part of Iran such as Isfahan, Shiraz has several historical attractions as it has been the capital of Iran in many dynasties. Most of the monuments in Shiraz date back to Zand dynasty and are unique in architecture and interior embellishments.
Things to do in Shiraz
Nightlife and cozy places: Tombs of Saadi and Hafez
Shiraz, the city of poetry, was the hometown of two of the most famous Iranian poets, Saadi and Hafez. Saadi is known as the master of speech for his poems talking about humanity and Hafez is known as the master of love for his unique romantic poems. The tombs of these beloved poets are filled with people at night and are great for experiencing the nightlife of Shiraz.
Similar to many other cities in Iran Shiraz has multiple types of special sweets such as Kaak and Masghati. This city also has several special handicrafts such as Kilim and Gabbeh which are special types of hand woven carpets and beautiful colorful cloths made by the nomadic tribes living around Shiraz. You can also find all kinds of decorative art work and handicrafts such as miniature, pots made out of clay, special silverware and Toreutics. All of these souenitrs can be found in Vakil bazaar.
Don’t forget to taste varieties of sweets in Shiraz!