The Iranian poet Hafez (Khwaja Shamsu d-Din Muhammad Hafez-e Shirazi) lived in Shiraz between 1315 and 1390. He is one of the most significant and admired poets of Iran, whose poems are well known to all Iranians. The tomb of Hafez (Aramgah-e Hafez) is surrounded by gardens and lies north of the seasonal river which crosses Shiraz. It consists of a pavilion which covers a marble tombstone engraved with a verse of Hafez and the Hafezieh, a memorial hall, all set up in a well kept garden complex. The current structure dates back to the year 1935.
01 Colonnade with staircase 02 Garden 03 Colonnade with staircase 04 Pavilion
05 Visitors touching tombstone 06 Visitors touching tombstone 07 Marble tombstone 08 Inscriptions on marble tombstone 09 Pavilion ceiling with tiles mosaic
10 Garden 11 Garden 12 Tomb of Hafez at dusk 13 Tomb of Hafez at dusk
14 Tomb of Hafez pavilion at night 15 Tomb of Hafez pavilion at night 16 Garden at night
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