Shiraz National Day

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May 6, 2020
May 6, 2020

Shiraz National Day


May 5, Shiraz National Day

Shiraz is a treasure trove of Persian culture and the city of prominent Iranian poets Saadi and Hafez ,has a special position among Iranians. This city is one of the most historic cities in Iran, a spectacular city with many gardens and monuments that annually hosts thousands of tourists.

The wonderful city of Shiraz, famous as the city of poetry, the city of orange and bergamot, Following the World Handicrafts Council’s assessments, it has been added to the UNESCO World Heritage List as a World Handicrafts City.

The cultural, artistic, and historical features of the city, along with its eye-catching nature, have caused the May 5th (15th of Ordibehesht in Persian calendar) to be called “Shiraz Day”.

On the occasion of national Shiraz Day, every year special programs are held by Shiraz Municipality on this special day. Some local musicians give concerts and sing traditional and folk songs which are forgotten today.

Women from rural areas wearing special costumes serve visitors traditional foods and bread they cook. In addition, you can take a walking tour of the city, see colorful balloon flights, enjoy various concerts and shows, find outstanding crafts, and enjoy delicious local food and traditional drinks.

Many famous Iranian poets and philosophers were born in Shiraz and have played a prominent role in making Shiraz famous, such as Saadi, Hafez, and Mulla Sadra.

In the 13th century, the Shiraz became reputed as the City of Sciences (Dar-ol- Elm) due to the prosperity of science, culture, and art. The best time to go to Shiraz is in May when the streets are full of orange blossoms. The weather in Shiraz is usually very pleasant during this month. It will take at least three or four days to visit this city to discover all the sights of the city.

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