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Tomb of Saadi, Shiraz

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Pay your respects to the legendary Persian poet Saadi at Tomb of Saadi. Lush gardens surround the picturesque blue and white tomb, along with a few cafeterias out front selling traditional Iranian deserts, notably "shirazi faloodeh" and traditionally served ice cream known to be among the best in town. Inside, the tomb's walls have seven verses of Saadi’s poems etched into them, along with a small fish pond where locals stop to make a wish. Plan to visit Tomb of Saadi and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Shiraz attractions using our Shiraz travel itinerary planner.
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  • this is the tomb of Saadi who has several books that are so famous among Iranian and also other countries . The building is so beautiful and you can have nice time there for hours .  more »
  • The tomb of Saadi, the poet and mystic of the 13th century (about 1207-1291). Marble tomb dates from 1860s, an octagonal shaped building, walls inscribed with Saadi work in tile. An underground pool w...  more »
  • Though the building is unremarkable it has some very pretty gardens at the front. It is very popular with local people.  more »

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The main bazaar district in the center of town remains the primary place to look for accommodations in Shiraz. Standard hotels tower over the public squares, and side street hostels offer particularly budget-friendly dormitory room stays. To the north of this central district, you'll find the most opulent options in town, with luxury hotels offering commanding views of traditional Persian gardens, swimming pools, and onsite fine-dining restaurants.
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