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Allah Akbar Gorge

in Shiraz city | Fars province
Tourist Attraction

Allah Akbar Gorge

Related to Shiraz city (located in Fars province)
Basically this gorge should be called the gateway of the Shiraz plain, because it gives a marvelous bird's eye view of the plains and Shiraz city from this point. It is said that any new comer to Shiraz tends to admire the landscape of the city, seen from this view point, unconsciously expresses his wonder by saying “Allah-o-Akbar” which means "God is Great".
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