Iran’s Hafez tomb recommended for tourists

Iran’s Hafez tomb recommended for tourists

Travel website TripAdvisor has recommended the historical mausoleum of ancient poet Hafez, in Shiraz, Iran, as an important world site for tourism.

The tomb was awarded a  certificate of excellence for the site’s unique architecture and the professionalism of its staff.

The site – the world’s largest dedicated to tourism – also expressed a positive view on the tomb’s visitor facilities.

Hafez tomb (or Hafezieh) is one of the most popular attractions of the Iranian southern city of Shiraz  and is situated in a garden on the banks of Rukn-Abad river.

Built in 1773, the mausoleum acquired its present form in 1935 and was designed by the French architect and archaeologist André Godard.

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