I travelled to Shiraz by a night bus from Isfahan and spent only a day here. The city is noticeably more Southern and hilly.
Morning in Shiraz
How did they write it up there?
Birds in a cage hanging on a tree
Persepolis was the capital of the Achaemenid Empire. It’s ruins are a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It’s situated about 60km from Shiraz. We went there by taxi using Snapp. The driver insisted on waiting for us for 3 hours at the site and taking us back for a total price of 3,000,000 rials ($6).
Tomb Of Artaxerxes III
Tomb of Artaxerxes ll
I expected this place to be a desert, but I was happy to see green grass.
Tomb of Hafez
My favourite site in Shiraz was the Holy Shrine. You can visit it only with a free tour guide, who will tell you about this place in English. Our guide did a great job.
Holy Shrine of Hazrat Shahcheragh
It’s stunning inside.
The guide told us not to go any closer to the Holy Shrine itself.
Fancy bus stop
The danger signs in Iran are stylish.