Shiraz

About Shiraz

Famous for: Shiraz is known as the city of poets, literature, wine, and flowers. It is also considered by many Iranians to be the city of gardens, due to the many gardens and fruit trees that can be seen in the city, for example, Eram Garden.
Good for people with the personality of: History lovers, nature lovers
Climate: Hot semi-arid climate
Ethnic groups: Fars, Lor, Qashqai Turks, Arabs, Tajic
Language/Dialect: Farsi with Shirazi accent
Population: Urban 1,565,572, Metro1,869,001
Famous dishes: Kalam Polo, Ash-e Sabzi (Vegetable Soup), Halva-ye Kaseh, 0Masghati, Koofteh Sabzi (vegetable rice balls), Youkheh, Faloodeh Shirazi, Dampokhtak Adas-o Kalam (Rice with lentils and cabbages)
Handicrafts: Khatam, Silver objects and dishes, Glassblowing, Ceramic dishes and objects, Wood carving
How many days to stay: 2-4
How to get there: By taxi(about 900 km from Tehran), shiraz rail station, Flight(1 hour 20 min from Tehran)