Sirah Traditional Guesthouse in Shiraz
Sirah Traditional Guesthouse in Shiraz
Sirah Traditional Guesthouse in Shiraz
Sirah Traditional Guesthouse in Shiraz
Sirah Traditional Guesthouse in Shiraz
Sirah Traditional Guesthouse in Shiraz

Sirah Hostel in Shiraz

Cheap hostels and hotels in Shiraz have always been integral in the tourist economy of Iran. Like economy hostels in Isfahan, Shiraz has always enjoyed a good number of cheap accommodation options. The diversity of Shiraz hotels makes finding lodging in this city a piece of cake. Shiraz is the site for a myriad of traditional hotels. Hostels in Shiraz are also many among which you can find our Sirah Hostel in Shiraz.

Always a symbol of authenticity of human memories and bearing a tinge of history and beauty, old paternal houses in Iran have been among the highly esteemed mansions. Sirah Hostel in Shiraz is an accommodation rarity with an exotic overtone. The place is the marriage of literature and history and exhibits such an awe-inspiring splendor that takes the visitor by surprise at first sight.

 

 

The Ezat-e-Mohajeran mansion (literally translated to "the glory of visitors"), now a traditional guesthouse (The Sirah Hostel) with six bedrooms and a total of 15 beds opened on 31 August 2017. It is a beautifully built traditional house dating to First Pahlavi era and nestled in Sange-e-Siah neighborhood. Since its construction, it has been used as a guesthouse. In 2016 it was purchased from its previous owners and was renovated and redecorated.

Located in the front of this architectural grandeur is a square-shaped yard with a small pool and fountain in the middle. Overlooking the yard, are four stained glass windows in the facade of the building and two more sets far back. A flight of stairs with two columns at the end open to a small portico, giving a sense of shelter from outdoor turmoil and functioning as a threshold to the intricate world of inside. The rooms are quite comfortable as there you can find Wi-Fi, towels, clean beds and sheets and air-conditioning.

 

Sirah Traditional Guesthouse in Shiraz

Sirah Traditional Guesthouse in Shiraz

Sirah Traditional Guesthouse in Shiraz

 

Shiraz Tours

A tour in Shiraz is an indispensable part of all Iran tours. There are different tours in Shiraz accompanied by versatile Shiraz tour guides proficient in the language and very hospitable to the tourists. Travel tours in Shiraz include gardens tours where you immerse yourself in a magnificent Iranian style garden such as Eram, a registered world heritage. A drive to Hafez tomb, a revered Persian poet, is also something that you should not miss in Shiraz city tours. Shahcheragh Shrine, Vakil Mosque, Nasir ol Molk Mosque, Qavam House and Garden, Zinat al-Moluk House and Museum, are also worth a visit on Shiraz day tour. Spending around 8 hours, you can fulfill a brief Shiraz sightseeing tour. Walk to Vakil Mosque after you visit Shahcheragh Shrine as the third holiest shrine for the Shia in Iran. Later, walk to the picturesque Nasir ol Molk Mosque from Qajar dynasty. Next come Qavam house and gardens and Zinat al-Moluk house as they display Persian artwork such as Persian mirror work, inlaid work, and plasterwork.

Vakil tours are also among the popular Shiraz Vip tours. First, pay a visit to the Arg of Karim Khan, Zand Dynasty's king who opted for Shiraz as his capital and ordained the construction of the buildings. Then amble to Pars museum to see the glorious paintings from the time, the tomb of Karim Khan inside the pavilion and Nazar Gardens. Afterwards, wander around Vakil mosque to see the style of the construction of the time and finally head to the Vakil bazaar and Saraye Moshir.

Another interesting tour you may wish to take is a visit to Bishapur Town. It is a deserted ruin of a town dating to the Sassanid Dynasty. You will have to climb a mountain to visit Bishapur Cave and the massive statue of the Sassanid king, Shapur. Bishapur is a ride of two-hours-and-half from Shiraz. A taxi from Shiraz to Bishapur should cost you around 55 USD.

Shiraz tours

Shiraz tours

Shiraz Persepolis Tours

Two of the most renowned and highly admired historical sites are Persepolis (Takht-e Jamshid) and Necropolis (Naghsh-e Rostam). Visiting Persepolis is a must-do trip for everyone keen on Iran's historic sights tours. Persepolis is a magnificent pre-Islamic Persian ruin from Achaemenid era 530 BC, and it is registered as a World Heritage Site. It is an hour drive from Shiraz to Persepolis. Necropolis (Naghsh-e-Rustam), another world heritage, which hosts tombs and inscriptions of Achaemenid, Sassanid, and Elamite kings is a gorgeous site to see. There are many agencies that offer Shiraz Persepolis tours. The tours' prices to the historical site of Persepolis can be different, but you can always find a good bargain. The opening hours of Persepolis are 8:30 AM-18:00 PM.

 

Shiraz Persepolis Tours

Shiraz Persepolis Tours

Shiraz Persepolis Tours

Qalat Village Tours

One of the most popular Iran traditional villages tours is Qalat village tour, a small hamlet 20 kilometers away from Shiraz. A mesmerizing village with colorful seasons, small gardens and stone and mortar buildings, it hosts thousands of tourists every year. An eye-catching waterfall in the vicinity of the city is a unique sight. Springs and rivers abound in the vicinity of the village making it a pleasurable camping site for local people and tourists alike. Gezel Arsalan, an ancient castle, and Glory of Christ Church surrounded by breathtaking gardens add to the beauty of this village. By booking a Qalat tour you treat yourself to loads of joy. Our one-day tour of Qalat starts from Shiraz, and they are all-included packages. That means you don’t have to worry about anything!

 

Qalat Village Tours

Qalat Village Tours

Iran Tour Packages

Iran Tour packages are varied and the chief reason behind it is the sundry climate patterns that a tourist can find in this country. These patterns stretch from the mountainous and freezing west towards the humid north, dry starry deserts of the center and the scorching south. A budget tour in Iran is always a viable option. We have also created a fantastic option for travelers regarding our special packages to some of the most visited destinations in Iran. By joining these tours, you will get a good discount. Iran tour packages are also run from other counties and cities around the world such as Dubai. Interestingly, and although not many, some Iran tour packages can also be found and booked from India.

 

Iran Tour Packages

Shiraz Tourist Attractions

Tourist attraction in Iran can be roughly divided into three categories:

 

A. Religious and sacred sites

B. Historic sites and museums

C. Natural attractions and parks

 

Shiraz tourist attractions include all these categories. Once in the city, you will need at least a week to bask yourself in the lessons of history and wonders of nature.

Persepolis, Vakil Bazaar, and Naghsh-e-Rostam are unique historic sites that a tourist should never miss. Nasir-ol-Molk Mosque, Shahcheragh Shrine and the Tomb of Hafez are some of the most popular religious and historic sites of the city. Qavam House, a lovely garden in Qavam Pavilion, Shapouri Pavilion and Garden, and Bagh-e-Delgosha are very popular in the sightseeing tours. And finally, Afif-Abad Garden, Pars Museum, and Meshkin-Fam Art Museum are popular with tourists with historic and artistic tastes.

 

Shiraz tourist attractions

Shiraz tourist attractions

Shiraz tourist attractions

Shiraz tourist attractions

Shiraz tourist attractions

Shiraz City

The bride of Iran, and one of its most ancient cities, Shiraz is nestled in the south of Iran. Set in a deep valley, and once renowned for its famous vineyards, Shiraz city symbolizes literature, poetry, and light-heartedness. It was appointed as the capital city during the Zand Dynasty’s reign in Iran. The city’s agreeable climate, coupled with a host of historical attractions, makes it an invaluable site for tourists. The history and culture of Shiraz go back to thousands of years ago. A point of interest in Iran, Shiraz hosts thousands of tourists every year. The architecture in Shiraz, a unique blend of pagan and religious tastes, pleases the eyes and delights the hearts of tourists.

 

Shiraz City

Tehran’s Hotels and Hostels

Before you visit Shiraz, Isfahan or any other touristic cities, your first destination in Iran will most probably be Tehran. During high season, Tehran is usually brimming with tourists so you’d better think of an accommodation before landing in Iran’s metropolitan capital. Tehran has the largest number of hotels and hostels in Iran. In the category of luxury accommodation, one can mention Espinas, Parsian Azadi, Homa and Esteghlal as the most elegant of hotels in Tehran. In the wide array of cheap lodges, there are so many options in Tehran’s budget hotels and guesthouses that you will most certainly find a room even if you make a last-minute reservation. And if you want to add a fun factor to your experience of budget accommodation, you should go for a hostel in Tehran. There are many fabulous options in the latter category. Take Seven Hostel for example; the first and generally considered the best of Tehran hostels. The features that earned Tehran’s most popular hostel such a high status include excellent service, modern amenities, friendly and professional staff and a wonderfully straightforward online booking service.