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Poets Tomb (Maqbaratol Shoara), Tabriz

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Cemetery Tourist Spot
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. Our Tabriz holiday planner makes visiting Poets Tomb (Maqbaratol Shoara) and other Tabriz attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • I loved this place. Nice place, but busy. Nice arrangements of the poet's pictures with their poems next to them. Great place to see for sure.  more »
  • The exterior is under construction, which makes it a bit difficult to take pictures of the beautiful building. Despite that, it is a nice place to visit and pay tribute to poets/artists who, many were...  more »
  • Structure commemorating Poets of Iran. It was under renovation when I visited. Just a monument, can be a last priority to visit during your trip to Tabriz.  more »

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