Friday, April 19, 2024

Shiraz

Shiraz; A Must-See Hub of Culture, Civilization

Shiraz is globally known as the city of poets, gardens, nightingales and flowers. It is one of the key tourism sites in the Middle East, particularly thanks to its cultural heritage which is of global importance.

Orangery of Qavam ; Manifestation of Persian Art, History

Qavam orangery is a garden and mansion in the city of Shiraz, southern Iran. You can travel to old times by walking in this beautiful historical place.

European Model, Photo Blogger in Iran

Bosnian model and photo blogger Aida Muharemović has travelled to a number of Iranian cities, and released beautiful photos of her posing in front of iconic sites and monuments.

Qalat; A Village with Unique Nature, Old History in Southern Iran

Qalat village, located 36 kilometres northwest of Shiraz in Fars province, is a beautiful historical village with a cool climate even in the hottest months of the year. The village is at an altitude of 2,065 metres above sea level with about 7,000 inhabitants.

Iran Commemorates ‘Most Poetic Day of Year’

Iran has commemorated the National Day of Saadi Shirazi, the birthday anniversary of the renowned Persian poet, which coincides with the death anniversary of three other poets.

Qanbar-Polo: Delicious Dish Indigenous to Shiraz

Qanbar-Polo is a food from Shiraz, a large city with an ancient civilization, located in the southwest of Iran in Fars province.

Flooding in Iran’s Shiraz Kills 19, Injures Dozens

At least 19 people have been killed during the Monday flash floods in the city of Shiraz in Fars province, southern Iran, as a fresh wave of flooding is engulfing several parts of the country, from north to south and from west to east.

Chamomile Dish; Persian Food Suitable for Cold

Chamomile dish is one of the traditional Zoroastrian foods in the Iranian province of Kerman which is also popular in the southern city of Shiraz.

US Artist: Emergency Landing in Iran Good Chance to Get to Know People

An American fashion artist says the emergency landing of her flight in Iran was a great opportunity for her to get to know the country and its people.

‘Honorary Citizenship of Shiraz More Valuable than Legion of Honour’

Legendary Iranian musician Hossein Alizadeh says the honorary citizenship of the historical city of Shiraz is more valuable for him than any other international prize and award.

Rare Ornamental Fish Bred in Iran’s Shiraz

A young man in southern Iran is commercially breeding Discus, a special and magnificent aquarium fish indigenous to the Amazon River.

Iran Hosting Int’l Horseback Combat Contests

International horseback combat competitions have kicked off in the city of Shiraz in Fars province, southern Iran, bringing together sportspeople from 19 countries.

US Tourist: Iran Best Country I’ve Ever Visited

An American tourist, who has travelled to almost all parts of the world, says Iran is the best of all 175 countries he has visited so far, and his mindset about the country changed completely after the visit.

Iranian People Observing National Book Week

The 26th National Book Week has started in Iran with various events and programs organized across the country to promote the culture of buying and reading books.

Iran’s Largest Origami Structure Folded in Shiraz

The city of Shiraz in southern Iran is hosting the country’s largest origami structure, which folds a huge dinosaur with a height of five metres.

ISESCO Annual Summit Underway in Iran’s Shiraz

The city of Shiraz in southern Iran is hosting the annual meeting of the Islamic, Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (ISESCO), where the secretaries of member states’ national commissions discuss broader cooperation in science and technology.

Iranian Pop Singer Sentenced to Hold Free Concert

Iran’s Ministry of Culture has condemned a pop singer to hold a free concert after finding out that he had given a pre-recorded performance in one of his controversial concerts.

Masghati & Cookie: Yummy Souvenirs of Shiraz

Masghati (starch fudge) and cookies are among the popular Iranian confections and a souvenir of the southern city of Shiraz in Fars province.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: Historic House of Zinatolmolk

Zinatolmolk or Zintalolmoluk House is one of the famous buildings of Qajar period, which was built around 1290 AH in Shiraz by Ali Mohammad Khan Qavamolmolk II and completed in 1302 AH.

Iranian People Mark “Night of Destiny” (+Photos)

Each year in Ramadan Muslim people across the world mark the ‘Night of Destiny’ or ‘Laylat al-Qadr’ when the holy Qur’an was first revealed to the Muslim Prophet Muhammad (PBUH).

First Vertical Garden of Mideast Being Built in Iran’s Shiraz (+Video)

Amid the ongoing water crisis in the Middle East, an Iranian architectural group at the request of Shiraz municipality has designed modern vertical gardens which are irrigated by the gray water of the tower’s recycling and hydroponic system.

Iran’s Beauties in Photos: A Rainy Day in Persepolis

Persepolis, the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire, is situated 60 km northeast of the modern city of Shiraz in Fars Province, southern Iran.

Italian Paper Praises Beauty of Shah Cheragh Mosque

An Italian newspaper has published a report on Iran’s Shah Cheragh Mosque with detailed descriptions about its artistic interior decoration and beautiful light reflections inside the mosque.

Auto Show to Open in Iranian City of Shiraz

One of the most famous car exhibitions in Iran is scheduled to open this week in the south-central city of Shiraz.

Heavy Rain in Southern Iran Breathes New Life into Maharloo Lake

The recent heavy rainfall in southern Iran have breathed a new life into several shrinking wetlands and lakes including Maharloo Lake, near Shiraz.

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