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The fascinating medieval city of Shiraz is full of history and charming hidden corners. Discover all its treasures, such as the mosque and ancient tombs, when you take our unmissable English language guided tour. 

The fascinating medieval city of Shiraz is full of history and charming hidden corners. Discover all its treasures, such as the mosque and ancient tombs, when you take our unmissable English language guided tour. 

Shiraz Guided Tour

Nicknamed the city of poets and literature, Shiraz was the ancient capital of the Zand dynasty in the 18th century. It is considered to be one of the most beautiful cities in Iran and the temples, parks, and well-preserved monuments will amaze you

After collecting you from your hotel in Shiraz, we will begin our trip by heading to Kahn Karim Castle, a medieval fortress situated in the center of the city. We will explore the magnificent citadel and learn all about how it was constructed by the best architects and artists of the era as a response to the elegant palaces of Isfahan.

Our next stop is the principal attraction in the city, Nasir-ol-molk, also known as the Pink Mosque. We will admire the detailed architecture of its facade, but we recommend you step inside to see how the sun shines through the colored glass windows and is magically cast onto the floor of Persian rugs.

Our tour continues at Vakil Bazaar, the largest and busiest market in the city. Colorful rugs, exotic spices, and Persian products fill the stalls here and demand your attention as you browse the aisles.

Leaving the bazaar behind, we then head to Shah-e-Cheragh, one of the most important pilgrim sites in Iran and where the remains of the Safavid philosopher and theologian Sayyed Ahmad Alavi are laid to rest. The temple's stunning interior is covered in a huge mosaic of colored glass.

Our last stop on the guided trip in Shiraz is the tomb of the poet Hafez, one of the city's most important figures. The tomb is on the same grand scale as those usually reserved for leaders and royalty. This staggering 14th-century tomb includes everything from ponds, a marble coffin, and a pavilion held up on eight elegant columns.

Finally, we return to your hotel in Shiraz at around 4:30 pm.

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Price

Per person
Tour in English
US$ 95.30

Tour in English

  • Per person

    US$ 95.30

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Covid-19 Measures

All of our providers comply with local legislation and applicable health recommendations to avoid the spread of Covid-19.

Duration

8 hours.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off.

English speaking guide.

Transport by air conditioned vehicle.

Food.

Not included

Drinks.

Entrace fees (€6 / $7 USD per person).

When to book?

You can book up until 48 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible. This must be indicated in the reservation.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pet-friendly?

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us.

US$ 95.30

Cancellations

Non refundable. You may not cancel this activity.