Iran marks national Shiraz Day

May 5, 2017

Clusters of people mark the national Shiraz Day during their visit to Hafezieh where Hafez, an illustrious 14th-century Persian poet, is laid to rest in the southern Iranian city on May 5, 2017.

Shiraz, the capital of Fars Province, boasts abundant tourist destinations amongst them are gardens, shrines, bazaars, and mosques.

Located in the southern part of the Zagros mountain range, Shiraz is the birthplace of the prominent poets Sadi and Hafez, whose well-manicured garden tombs host hundreds of visitors every day. (PHOTO: Reza Qaderi/IRNA)

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