Mausoleum of Hafez, the greatest master of Persian lyric poetry and the literary giant of the 14th century in the west and central Asia, was born in Shiraz, lived all his life here, sang its praises in unsurpassed verse and was buried in a garden known after him as the Hafezieh, in the northeast part of the cityThe Tomb of Hafez and its associated memorial hall, the Hāfezieh, are two memorial structures erected in the northern edge of Shiraz, Iran, in memory of the celebrated Persian poet Hafez. The open pavilion structures are situated in the Musalla Gardens on the north bank of a seasonal river and house the marble tomb of Hafez. The present buildings, built in 1935 and designed by the French architect and archaeologist André Godard, are at the site of previous structures, the most well-known of which was built in 1773. The tomb, its gardens, and the surrounding memorials to other great figures are a focus of tourism in Shiraz
HE was one of the major Persian
poets and literary men of the medieval period. He is not only famous in
Persian-speaking countries, but has been quoted in western sources as
well. He is recognized for the quality of his writings and for the depth
of his social and moral thoughts. Saadi is widely recognized as one of
the greatest poets of the classical literary tradition. Saadi Tomb -
Recommended, the mausoleum of Sa’di became a place of pilgrimage to
lovers of poetry and literature. In 1808 AD Karim Khan Zand renovated
the mausoleum. The tomb was rebuilt in the early 50’s. The porch with
its tall columns of pinkish marble is a traditional feature of Iranian
Adam's sons are body limbs, to say;
For they're created of the same clay.
Should one organ be troubled by pain,
Others would suffer severe strain.
Thou, careless of people's suffering,
Deserve not the name, "human being".
Seyed Amir Ahmad, known as Shah-e Cheragh, the brother of Imam Reza, came to Shiraz in the latter half of the 8th century. He passed away in the city and his tomb is now a respected place of pilgrimage. The structure, tile work and the dome of the mausoleum have been rebuilt several times over the centuries. The tomb, the beautiful silver doors and the exquisite mirror work are the handicrafts of masters and contemporary artists of Shiraz.