A Romantic Tour in the City of Orange Blossoms (Shiraz)
- Duration4 hr(s)
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Browsing the Qajarid house and its beautiful sour orange garden named Narenjestan-e Qavam;
Wandering in the beautiful UNESCO recognized Qajarid garden of Eram;
Browsing the historical garden of Afif-Abad with a 19th-century palace hosting a military museum.
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Feel the Orange-Scented Spring Breeze in the Gardens of Shiraz
Thinking of Shiraz, one cannot help picturing beautiful flowers, exquisite gardens, and stately mansions. Start your aesthetic journey in history and culture by stepping into Narenjestan Garden, literally meaning a garden of orange trees. A house-garden from the Qajar period awaits you here. It consists of four buildings serving for residence, undertaking religious rites as well as private and public baths. Follow through this lofty journey in the Eram Garden which was built in the 13th century and has undergone many phases of renovation so as to stand in its dreamy state in the middle of a 12-hectare botanical garden, housing peculiar flowers, and trees. Keep on the route of the rich gardens and eloquent houses by visiting the Afif Abad Garden. Afif Abad or Golshan Garden dates back to the Safavid era but owes its eloquence to the Qajar period. You will be marveled by the combination of Achaemenid, Sassanid and Qajarid architectural characteristics touched by European styles. All of these historical mansions house unique museums.
Duration : 2 hr(s)
Point Type: STARTING
Qavam House (Narenjestan Garden)
The garden and mansion of Narenjestan, named after the many citrus trees planted in the garden, was built by Mirza Ibrahim Khan Qavam in 1870. Fifteen years later, sometime around 1885, Mohammad Reza Khan Qavam, son of Mirza Ibrah
Duration : 1 hr(s)
Point Type: STOP OVER
Shiraz feels like a heaven on Earth, thanks to its majestic gardens, furnished eye-catching green areas, and grand buildings. Eram garden (Bagh- e Eram) is a notable piece of this heaven, enlisted as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The 900-year-old Eram garden, has taken its name from a myth about a heavenly garden on earth, belonging to Shaddad Ibn-e Ad.
Some sources point out that Eram garden was built in the Seljuq era. However, the current building was erected during the reign of Naser al-din Shah Q4 MIN(S) BY DRIVING
Duration : 1 hr(s)
Point Type: ENDING
Located in an affluent quarter of Shiraz, Afīf Abad historical garden promises a unique experience of visiting Iranian gardens. This is a 127,000 square meter garden, with an array of flower bowers, rose bushes, and seasonal flowers surrounding a historical mansion. Before entering the garden, you should walk for a while on a nice stone pavement to get to the main entrance.
Previously known as Golshan garden, Afif Abad garden dates back to the Safavid era when it functioned as their court. There was also a strong fort in the premises ...
- Narenjestan Qavam House3 €
- Eram Garden3 €
- Afif-Abad Garden3 €
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