Hafez Tomb

Hafeziyeh; Tel: 32284552

Hafeziyeh square, Shiraz, Fars, Iran
Visiting time:
Spring and Summer 8-22:30; Autumn and Winter 8-21:30 (It closes half an hour earlier)
Weekly holiday:
Does not have
Annual holidays:
9th and 10th of Moharram, 28 Safar, 21th of Ramazan , 25th of Shavval( these are dates on the lunar calender) 14th Khordad (solar calender), 22th of Bahman and the last friday of Ramadan closed until 2:30 pm.
Entrance fee(Iranian):
30000 Rials
Intrance fee(Foreigners):
200000 Rials
About: Hafez Tomb

Khajeh Shams al-Din Mohammad Shirazi known as “Hafez” was the great sonneteer and of the Persian poets and literature. He was born in about 726 hijri year in Shiraz. He learned science and technology in the classes of the professors at his time and got high levels in literature of his time. He pondered a lot in theology and memorized Quran in fourteen different narrations. “Goethe”, the great German scientist, poet and orator produced his Eastern Court in his name and inspired by his thoughts. His poetry includes sessions, several odes and masnavis, sonnets and rubaiyat. He passed away in 192 hijri year in Shiraz. His tomb in Shiraz is a shrine for pundits and Persian literature and poetry lovers.
Hafezieh (Hafez Tomb) is a complex of tomb in the north of Shiraz and south of Qur’an Gate. The complex is called with this name for having Hafez Shirazi’s tomb in itself. The Tomb of Hafez was built in Zandi era and its reconstruction in current format was done in 1315.

General Specifications
Tomb of Hafez
Zand period
Architectural style
Achaemenian Zand
Special features
Tomb of Hafez
Best time to visit
Nearest tourist attractions
Vakil bazaar
Access route
Hafeziyeh square, Shiraz, Fars, Iran
How to access
Taxi, bus
Access to vehicles
Hafez Tomb
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