Best Gardens in Shiraz

Explore The Best Gardens in Shiraz, Iran

By Melina Mehr | Wonders of the World | 10 Sep 2020

By visiting the gardens in Shiraz, you can have a glance at the cultural history of Iran, at the same time they are a testimony of the unique nature of this civilized city.

Iranian gardens have three unique features: First, they are located in the path of water. Secondly, they are surrounded by high walls and finally, they have summer mansions and swimming pools.

European tourists, after observing these gardens, described them as “Persian garden”. which are associated with the origin of the Qanats and seems the first of them were formed at the exit of the Qanats.

Historians believe that the first Persian garden built in this style was the Persian garden of Pasargadae.

Cyrus the Great was the pioneer leader in Iran who personally ordered the construction of the Pasargadae garden. Therefore, the city of Shiraz, with its suitable climate and prosperous land for gardening, is a city that has various and enchanting Persian gardens.

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Melina Mehr
Melina Mehr

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