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Tomb of Saadi, Shiraz
(4.2/5 based on 190 reviews on the web)
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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  • Cute Park with a modest building of mausoleum I is a favorite spot for strolling local residents. Inside the Pavilion is a marble Tomb, on which are carved quotes from the poetry of Sa'di. The walls of the mausoleum also adorned with quotes from the poet's verses that we understood also as pattern
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  • The tomb of Saadi is very busy especially in the morning hours. Many Iranian visitors and also schools visits the Tomb (as well as Hafes). Is located in a nice garden and is definitely worth a visit.
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  • Saadi was a renowned Iranian poet. His second son and daughter are also buried here. This tomb is more extensive than that of Hafez, be sure to the beautiful tiling in the inner areas. 
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  • I liked it more than Hafiz's tomb.
  • probably not as glamorous as Hafez Tomb but it is a must see too!
  • Ketabkhonash kochike. Sadi arzesh behtar az inaro dare
  • first visit Hafez tomb and then this, only if you have time
  • معماری زیبا و فضای دلنشین