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Tomb of Hafez, Shiraz

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A monument to a great Persian poet, Tomb of Hafez rises up from the banks of the Rukn-Abad River. The much-loved wordsmith was laid to rest in the surrounding gardens in 1390, his memorial constructed and renovated throughout the centuries. Placed within the lush gardens, the pavilion still maintains some of its 18th-century features, including all of its original columns. Uncover the work of Hafez through the engraved facades and marble tombstone, featuring a selection from his literary canon of over 600 poems. Add Tomb of Hafez to your Shiraz travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Shiraz travel itinerary planner.
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  • Hafiz is one of the greatest poets in Iran. He has a book that people use for their fortune-telling. You need to keep in mind that it is not an amazing place to visit if you are not interested in...  more »
  • The Tomb of Hafez and its associated memorial hall, the Hāfezieh (حافظیه), are two memorial structures erected in the northern edge of Shiraz, Iran, in memory of the celebrated Persian poet Hafez...  more »
  • I love this amazing place since childhood. The spiritual atmosphere there always gives calm feeling. Due to my job I’m in touch with thousand foreigners; all just love the lovely Tomb of Hafez.
  • Surprisingly elegant and romantic place. Fine marble kiosk in the large park. Plenty of Iranians paying homage to greatest Iranian poet. Coffee shop and souvenir shop in the garden.

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