Poets Tomb (Maqbaratol Shoara), Tabriz

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Feel the presence of greatness at Poets Tomb (Maqbaratol Shoara), the final resting place of notable Eastern poets throughout history. Situated in the middle of a large garden, the cemetery represents a quiet and peaceful place free from the noise of the surrounding city. The first tombs have been here for almost a millennium, but the mausoleum itself was built in the 1970s by a former secretary of arts and culture. Take a walk through the site and reflect on the mesmerizing architecture, characterized by grand arches, rose windows, and engraved poems. Among the poets buried here lie Asadi Tusi and Aziz Dowlatabadi. Add Poets Tomb (Maqbaratol Shoara) to your Tabriz travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Tabriz route planning website .
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  • Not somewhere we would normally visit but we did to try and better understand the Iran people, we are glad we went. Unfortunately work is being done outside which restricts the views but inside was ve...  more »
  • So the design and architecture of this building are quite interesting. There were still barriers and fences blocking exterior views. I must admit that Iranian poetry is not on my "must read" list, but...  more »
  • unfortunately it was under construction when i was there, butvseeing the grave of the most famous poets of Iran who were born in Tabriz felt good!  more »

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