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Tomb of Hafez, Shiraz

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A monument to a great Persian poet, Tomb of Hafez rises up from the banks of the Rukn-Abad River. The much-loved wordsmith was laid to rest in the surrounding gardens in 1390, his memorial constructed and renovated throughout the centuries. Placed within the lush gardens, the pavilion still maintains some of its 18th-century features, including all of its original columns. Uncover the work of Hafez through the engraved facades and marble tombstone, featuring a selection from his literary canon of over 600 poems. Plan to see Tomb of Hafez and other attractions that appeal to you using our Shiraz vacation route planner.
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  • The Hafez tomb is particularly fun to watch in the evening. The atmosphere with lighting is nice for the photos.
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  • It is not big in terms of size but a beautiful place to just wander & feel the vibe & positive energy emanating from Hafiz's poems & philosophies. Get a book of his poems, sit on a bench under a shady...  more »
  • Literally meaning poet of the most beautiful poems, poems of Iranians are accustomed to looking at the horoscope with the monumental tomb of Conserver Shirazi is the place. Iran likes to observe closely the people of poetry and a poet with beautiful architecture needed to see the size of the love and respect this is the place to visit. There's a separate beauty for those who know Persian, but for those of you in a spiritual atmosphere
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  • Beautiful place! I was there quite late, and loved the place. It's full with Iranians, couples, friends, families, who enjoy the park. In the northwestern corner (among the graves) you'll often find men who recite Hafez poems. It's a really nice and serene experience. Scam warning; the cafe at the southeastern corner tried to charge me 300.000 rials for a cup of tea (!!!), after a fierce haggling I paid 40.000 rials, which is more acceptable.
  • Not knowing much about Hafez before I went to this place, I still found it a very interesting place to be at. An oasis of quitness in this hectic city. Beuatiful to see how local Iranians come and pay respect to this icon of their history. My plan is definitey to get to know more about Hafez. Once back home, I am sure I will be proud that I have visited this place.
  • Awesome place to visit in Shiraz where you will find the grave of the main Persian poet, Hafez. The tomb itself is average but all around the atmosphere is just relaxing and enjoyable with many people sitting or drawing. Besides there is always music ongoing. Great place.
  • Here you can experience one of the most intresting aspect of the iranian culture: theyr love for this ancient poet is something surprising. Must be seen.
  • Amazing and peaceful place. Full of families out for an evening visit. There is a excellent café and craft shop too. Hafez is highly venerated in Iran and his poetry still lives in the daily lives of the people