Poets Tomb (Maqbaratol Shoara), Tabriz

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#4 of 7 in Historic Sites in Tabriz
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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  • September 30, 2017
    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 »
  • September 17, 2017
    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 »
  • September 13, 2017
    Sadly the exterior sight is still under construction and we couldn't enjoy the garden and the pool. But the museum inside is very well designed and you will get a lot of information about many of Iran...  more »

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