Category Archives: Shiraz

Tomb of Hafez

Tomb of Hafez The Tomb of Hafez or Hafezieh is referred to a cemetery complex basically erected in memory of Hafez Shirazi. The present buildings are designed by the French architect, André Godard, and built in 1935; but the primary structure was erected in 1452. Hafez Hafez is considered as one of the four great Persian…
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Persepolis

Persepolis Persepolis or in New Persian Takht-e Jamshid (Jamshid's Throne) was the ceremonial capital of the Achaemenid Empire. The remains of Persepolis was registered by the UNESCO as a World Cultural Heritage in 1979 with the criteria I,III,VI. Persepolis was founded as a new Achaemenid capital in ∼518 BC. It was Cyrus the Great who chose the site of…
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