Shiraz Natural Places
Shiraz Natural Places
Eram Garden , Shiraz Natural Places
With its beautiful flowers and decorative plants as well as its amazing edifice, it is now also known as the Botanical Garden of Shiraz University, and is in the heart of the city of Shiraz . The present garden and mansion are not very old but, like the other famous gardens of Shiraz, may well have replaced an earlier foundation. D. N. Wilber surmised that its antecedent may have been the Bag-e Shah mentioned in accounts o seed (Fasa`i, II, p. 164). Forsat Shirazi, a contemporary of Fasa`i, praised the Bag-e Eram for its beautiful flowers, refreshing air, tall cypresses (a stately, beautiful cypress tree there known as sarv-e naz has long been a major tourist attraction), fragrant myrtles, flowing wa of the constructional work and praises of the then owner Nasir-al-Molk.
Maharloo Lake, Shiraz Natural Places
This lake with an area of 600 sq.km. is located 27 km. southeast of Shiraz. The lake water is used for extraction of normal salt. It is considered a suitable and valuable habitat for migratory birds and wild animals
Arjan Lake and Wetland, Shiraz Natural Places
Covering about 2000 hectares in area, it is located 60 km south of Shiraz at the vicinity to Shiraz – Bushehr Road. The recreational Arjan Lake due to its proximity to historical sites such as the Bishapour and Shapour Cave and its accessibility through communication roads between Khuzestan and Bushehr provinces with Shiraz, it is one of the major site attraction for domestic and international tourists. Because of its unique ecological characteristics, UNESCO has registered it as a Biosphere Reserve
Takht Garden, Shiraz Natural Places
It is located in north Shiraz in the lower slopes of Baba-Koohi Mountain. At the time of Aqa Mohammad Khan Qajar, a new building was built and was consequently called the Qajar’s Takht (Throne). At present this garden belongs to the army
Mian Kotal Recreation Site, Shiraz Natural Places
At a distance of 18 km from Arjan, situated on the old Shiraz – Kazeroon Road, the northern slopes of this promenade overlooks the habitat of the rare, unique and the globally known Follow Deer. Oak forests used to dominate this region in the past.
Golshan Garden (Afif Abad Garden), Shiraz Natural Places
Located in Shiraz, it has an area of 127 thousand sq.m. The two-storey building has been constructed at the request of Mohammed Khan Qavamol-Molk about two hundred years ago. The baths, ceramic work and tea house are well worth seeing. At present this building belongs to the Defense Ministry and a museum of arms has been established in this structure.
Haft Baram Recreation Site, Shiraz
Located 55 km west of Shiraz, more specifically 12 km away from Shiraz – Kazeroon Road. This promenade has beautiful landscapes. In winter it is cold and dry and in summer mild and pleasant
Delgosha Garden, Shiraz
Situated near the Sa’di Tomb in Shiraz, this garden dates back to the pre-Islamic period and the time of Sassanians. With an area of 7.5 ha, it is a major attraction of Shiraz.
Baram Delak Recreation Site, Shiraz
This promenade is located14 km north of Shiraz. The Baram Delak Wetland is four km away from the Abunasr Palace. Its antiquity dates back to the Sassanian period. A mountain overlooks the wetland and the stone carvings that can be found on this mountain date back to the Sassanian period.
Chehel Tan Garden, Shiraz
Located in Shiraz, it was originally used as a graveyard. This garden was developed in the Zand period
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