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Shiraz best places

12 Things to do in Shiraz

1) Visit Hafez Mausoleum

Shiraz is famous for being the birthplace of two famous poets – so it makes sense to start this Shiraz travel guide with the tomb of Shiraz’s most beloved poet.

Hafez was an Iranian poet from the 14th century, who composed some of the finest poems in Persian history. He had a hard life, and had to endure poverty and the Mongol invasion – despite all this, he composed hundreds of love poems, who are now engraved all over the gardens surrounding the mausoleum.

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