At the entrance of the Shiraz city and in the Allaho Akbar Gorge, about 1000 years ago a gate was built on top of which Karim Khan Zand consequently built a small room containing a Qoran. In 1938 due to road developments the old monument was destroyed. About ten years later the gate was restored and ever since it is known as the Qoran Gate.
City of poets, Shiraz is home to the graves of Hafez and Sa'di, both major pilgrimage sites for Iranians. It's also home to splendid gardens, exquisite mosques and whispered echoes of ancient sophistication that reward those who linger beyond the customary ...
This gateway or 'darvazeh' is located to the south of the ancient bazaar of Khoy, and was the original gateway of this city to the city of Salmas. Some attribute this relic ...MORE
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