National Day of Shiraz

Shiraz has a rich cultural and historical background and is known as the city of poet, literature, flower and garden in Iran. According to historical documents, the name of “Shiraz” was inspired by the writings on the clay tablets dated at 2000 BC.

Shiraz is located at the central part of Fars province and it is the largest city after Tehran and Tabriz.

Shiraz attractions of cultural historical natural and religious abundance greet many tourists annually.

Shiraz is the city of flowers nightingales Hafez, Sa`adi, poem, lyric, love, cedar orange art and culture

For this occasion every year some special programs are held which most of them in historical sight like Karim Khan Arg or Hafez and Saadi tombs.

Every year on 5th of May (15 Ordibehesht) everyone travel to Shiraz to celebrate the “National Day of Shiraz” because of its reach history, outstanding culture and of course its mild weather in May. Every corner of the city boasts a memorial built by a past ruler – a contribution that ensures their benefactors.

Some local musicians announce people to participate in their concerts basically these concerts contain traditional and folk songs which nowadays are forgotten. It makes people get more familiar with their ancient culture customs and traditions

Women from rural area wearing special costumes serve visitors traditional foods and bread they cook.

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