Shiraz
in Fars, Iran

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
29.610 and 52.531 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
N 29° 36' 37" and E 52° 31' 52"
Currency and Currency Code:
Rial - IRR
Spoken languages:
Persian, Kurdish
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 01:37 PM (Friday)
Timezone: Asia/Tehran
UTC/GMT offset: 3.5 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:12 am and 5:14 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
-23.178 and -134.915 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
Akamaru
References
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Current travel safety evaluation for Iran in Southern Asia

Safety Score: 4,6 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning it is not safe to travel Iran.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning Iran. Last Update: 2020-10-30 08:29:16

Touring Shiraz

Shiraz in Fars with it's 1,249,942 residents is a town located in Iran about 425 mi (or 684 km) south of Tehran, the country's capital place.

Time in Shiraz is now 01:37 PM (Friday). The local timezone is named Asia / Tehran with an UTC offset of 3.5 hours. We know of 8 airports nearby Shiraz, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in Iran is Shiraz Shahid Dastghaib International Airport in a distance of 6 mi (or 10 km), South-East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There are several Unesco world heritage sites nearby. The closest heritage site in Iran is Persepolis in a distance of 31 mi (or 50 km), North-East. Need some hints on where to stay? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Being here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Marvdasht, Kavar, Sa`adat Shahr, Sarvestan and Firuzabad. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 19°C / 66 °F

Morning Temperature 9°C / 48 °F
Evening Temperature 24°C / 76 °F
Night Temperature 12°C / 53 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 22%
Air Pressure 1020 hPa
Wind Speed Calm with 2 km/h (1 mph) from South-West
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Sky is clear

Saturday, 31st of October 2020

20°C (67 °F)
11°C (52 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.

Sunday, 1st of November 2020

20°C (68 °F)
11°C (51 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.

Monday, 2nd of November 2020

20°C (68 °F)
11°C (52 °F)
Sky is clear, calm, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay

Zandiyeh Hotel

Address
1,1 mi
Fars Province, Shiraz. Hejrat
71366373 Shiraz
Iran

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Homa

Address
1,3 mi
Meshkinfam St.
82436579 Shiraz
Iran

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Chamran

Address
4,2 mi
Chamran Grand Hotel, Chamran Blvd.
19367 Shiraz
Iran

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


International Parseh Hotel

Address
1,1 mi
Fars Province, Shiraz, Zand Blvd, 22 Bahman Str.
71366739 Shiraz
Iran

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Setaregan Hotel

Address
1,4 mi
Fars Province, Shiraz, Azadi Boulevard
71438368 Shiraz
Iran

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Park Saadi

Address
2,1 mi
Hafezieh Cross-Hafez St.
81346337 Shiraz
Iran

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Arg Shiraz

Address
0,6 mi
Takhti(shahnaz) Avenue
71364 Shiraz
Iran

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Ariana

Address
0,7 mi
Ahli, Anvari, Zand Blvd
71359 Shiraz
Iran

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Shams Hotel

Address
1,4 mi
Fars Province, Shiraz, Hafez
71367637 Shiraz
Iran

Time Information

Checkout: 12:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Reception
Weekday: 0:00 - 24:00
Weekend: 0:00 - 24:00


Videos from this area

These are videos related to the place based on their proximity to this place.

KAFTAR-SHIRAZ

Published: May 19, 2011
Length: 30:38 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: aleamirayan


Hāfez Tomb in Shiraz/حافظیه/Hafız

Published: October 26, 2008
Length: 38:42 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: ghfarhag

زیارت حافظ - پاییز 87 نديدم خوشتر از شعر تو حافظ به قرآنى كه اندر سينه دارى I have never seen any poetry sweeter than thine, O...


حافظیه ی شیراز - Tomb of Hafez in Shiraz

Published: December 26, 2011
Length: 07:20 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Darieh


Jubilation in the streets of Shiraz on the day that Khomeini returned to Iran, 1st February 1979

Published: April 02, 2011
Length: 39:44 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: jddorren

On 1st February 1979, after the departure of the Shah from Iran in January, Ayatollah Khomeini returned to Iran from exile in France. In this short silent 8mm film clip large crowds in Zand...


Drag race - shiraz speed - Car Peformance.mpg

Published: November 30, 2010
Length: 22:51 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: arapictures


Trailer of the film MY Name Is Negahdar Jamali And I Make Westerns

Published: December 09, 2012
Length: 34:16 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: bntfamily

The Documentary about a man who make westerns in a traditional city of Iran (Shiraz) called Negahdar Jamali. More information about the documentary : www.negahdarjamali.com.


perspolis - Iran highways.mpg

Published: November 26, 2010
Length: 30:20 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: arapictures

PERSPOLIS, Shiraz city.


Ali Kasraei - Cisco ACS 5.2 Installation - Persian / Farsi

Published: November 30, 2012
Length: 08:01 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Ali kasraei

آموزش تخصصی توسط مهندس علی کسرایی Ali Kasraei - Cisco ACS 5.2 Installation - Persian / Farsi Ali Kasraei /// Iran / Shiraz Email : ali.kasraei@yahoo.com Tel : 0917 601 2098.


Traffic Flow, Iran, no accidents

Published: August 07, 2014
Length: 45:39 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: 42smurf

Amazing drivers in Shiraz, Iran, navigate their vehicles at a congested intersection without accidents while pedestrians cross at random.


Moto Trial gasgas trial

Published: November 23, 2010
Length: 33:48 min
Rating: 4 of 5
Author: arapictures

moto trial by Arash (shiraz - Iran)


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Attractions and noteworthy things

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Shiraz

Shiraz  pronunciation is the sixth most populous city of Iran and the capital of Fars Province. In 2009 the population of the city was 1,455,073. Shiraz is located in the southwest of Iran on the Roodkhaneye Khoshk (Dry river) seasonal river. It has a moderate climate and has been a regional trade center for over a thousand years. It is regarded as one of the oldest provinces of ancient Persia. The earliest reference to the city, as Tiraziš, is on Elamite clay tablets dated to 2000 BC.

Located at 29.6167, 52.5333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Cities in Iran, Cities in Fars Province, Iranian provincial capitals, Shiraz, Shiraz County, Former capitals of Iran

Fars Province

Fars Province, originally spelled Pars (پارس)), is one of the 31 provinces and known as Cultural Capital of Iran. It is in the south of the country and its center is Shiraz. It has an area of 122,400 km². In 2006, this province had a population of 4.57 million people, of which 61.2% were registered as urban dwellers, 38.1% villagers, and 0.7% nomad tribes. The etymology of the word "Persian" is derived from the cultural capital of Iran and found in many ancient names associated with Iran.

Located at 29.6167, 52.5333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Provinces of Iran, Fars Province, Pre-Islamic heritage of Iran, Provinces of the Sassanid Empire

Karim Khan

Karim Khan Zand,, (c. 1705 – 1779), was a ruler of Iran, and the founder of the Zand Dynasty. He was born in Village of Pari near Malayer to a family of the Zand tribe of Lak or Lur deportees. Kurdish nationalists such as Abdul Rahman Ghassemlou considered him as a Kurdish hero Modern scholarships such as Wadie Jwaideh suggested his proud Kurdishness. He never styled himself as "shah" or king, and instead used the title Vakil e-Ra'aayaa (Representative of the People).

Located at 29.616, 52.545 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Monarchs of Persia, People from Shiraz, 1779 deaths, Kurdish rulers

Shah Cheragh

Shāh Chérāgh is a funerary monument and mosque in Shiraz, Iran, housing the tomb of the brothers Ahmad and Muhammad, sons of Mūsā al-Kādhim and brothers of ‘Alī ar-Ridhā. The two took refuge in the city during the Abbasid persecution of Shia Muslims.

Located at 29.6096, 52.5433 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mosques in Shiraz, Buildings and structures in Shiraz, Shia shrines, Safavid architecture

Hafezieh Stadium

The Hafezieh Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium in Shiraz, Iran. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is the home stadium of Iran Pro League side, Fajr Sepasi F.C. The stadium also is used for some matches of Bargh Shiraz F.C. in Azadegan League. The stadium holds 22,000 people and is all-seater. The stadium was the host venue of 2012 Hazfi Cup Final.

Located at 29.6167, 52.5333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Shiraz, Football venues in Iran, Multi-purpose stadiums in Iran, Buildings and structures in Shiraz, Sport in Iran, 1940s architecture

Shiraz County

Shiraz County is a county in Fars Province in Iran. The capital of the county is Shiraz. At the 2006 census, the county's population (including those portions later split off to form Kavar County, Sarvestan County, and Kharameh County) was 1,676,927 in 427,268 families; excluding those portions, the population was 1,512,680, in 389,659 families. The county is subdivided into three districts: the Central District, Zarqan District, and Arzhan District.

Located at 29.61, 52.53 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Shiraz County, Counties of Iran, Counties of Fars Province

Atigh Jame' Mosque

Atigh Jame' Mosque is a 9th century mosque in Shiraz, the capital of Fars Province, Iran.

Located at 29.6082, 52.5448 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Mosques in Shiraz

Vakil Bath

Vakil Bath is an old public bath in Shiraz, Iran. It was a part of the royal district constructed during Karim Khan Zand's reign, which includes Arg of Karim Khan, Vakil Bazaar, Vakil Mosque and many administrative buildings.

Located at 29.6147, 52.545 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Shiraz

Pars Museum of Shiraz

The Pars Museum is a museum in Shiraz, Fars Province, southern Iran and is located in Nazar Garden. The octagonal building was the place in which royal guests were hosted during the Zand dynasty of Iran. It was also used for holding official ceremonies. It is also the burial place of Karim Khan Zand.

Located at 29.616, 52.545 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Shiraz, Museums in Iran

Vakil Mosque

The Vakil Mosque is a mosque in Shiraz, southern Iran, situated to the west of the Vakil Bazaar next to its entrance. This mosque was built between 1751 and 1773, during the Zand period; however, it was restored in the 19th century during the Qajar period. Vakil means regent, which was the title used by Karim Khan, the founder of Zand Dynasty. Shiraz was the seat of Karim Khan’s government and he endowed many buildings, including this mosque.

Located at 29.6142, 52.5452 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Buildings and structures in Shiraz, Fars Province, Iranian architecture, Mosques in Iran

Chamran Grand Hotel

Chamran Grand Hotel of Shiraz is a five star hotel located in Chamran Boulevard surrounded by the Ghasrodasht gardens in Shiraz, Iran. The structure has a height of 109 meters, and is the highest hotel tower in Iran. The hotel has 230 rooms and 20 suites. Construction of the hotel began in 2008 and it was officially opened in April 2011.

Located at 29.6167, 52.5333 (Lat. / Lng.), about 0 miles away.
Wikipedia Article, Homepage
Shiraz, Buildings and structures in Shiraz, 2000s architecture

Paramount Crossroads

Paramount Crossroads, also known as 15 Khordad Crossroads, is a major intersection in a heavily traveled and central area in Shiraz, Iran. It is the junction of Enqelab-e Eslami Street, Lotfali Khan Street and Qasrodasht Street. There is a fuel station docked on the intersection and Zaytoon Shopping Center is in the immediate area. The junction is often used as an assembly point for protests.

Located at 29.6199, 52.5285 (Lat. / Lng.), about 1 miles away.
Wikipedia Article
Streets in Iran


This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Chimaz, Schiras, Sjiraz, شيراز, Şiraz, Горад Шыраз, Шираз, Xiraz, شیراز, Šíráz, Σιράζ, Shiraz, Ŝirazo, Shīrāz, Šīrāz, Chiraz, Širaz, שיראז, Siráz, Շիրազ, SYZ, シーラーズ, შირაზი, 시라즈, Şîraz, Širazas, Šīrāza, Sziraz, Шероз, ชีราซ, 設拉子