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. Use our Shiraz tour itinerary maker app to add Tomb of Saadi and other attractions to your Shiraz vacation plans.
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  • October 1, 2017
    Even though I knew nothing about this poet, I could still feel the stillness in this site despite the crowds. Quite a beautiful setting with well maintained gardens. The architecture of the building t...  more »
  • September 29, 2017
    .. .with a marble, octagonal mausoleum, with engraved stone columns of the verses of the immensely popular poet, covered with a dome covered with blue tiles. Don't forget, next, teahouse in basement, its central basin and its "quant" (old line).
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  • September 25, 2017
    If you interested in poetry , don't miss saadi tomb. One of the greatest lyric poets in Iranian literature history who has lived in 13th century and has traveled 35 years to write Golestan (the poetry...  more »

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